My spiritual father used to always say, we live in a microwave oven and Burger King type of world. We want everything fast and "our way." We all have our personal goals, career goals, and spiritual goals which are great to have, but what's most important is knowing how to prioritize them. If you are … Continue reading Just Saying No Because God said So…
We were in our early 20s when we decided to tie the knot 9 years ago. We had tons of people giving us the inevitable unsolicited advice. "Keep God in the center of your marriage" , "Keep a great love life" and "Communication is the key to a successful marriage" are just a few statements that I can remember. … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Marriage is Still “A Thing” For Us
"What's more important time or money?” was an interesting question I read that posted in a Facebook status. The person who wrote the post was specifically referring to sacrificing time with family and friends in order to work more hours. Well, from reading responses to that question I learned that it's all about perspective. A … Continue reading Time or Money: Do We Really Have to Choose What’s More Important?????
I woke up this morning in a very peaceful state. I'm not shocked or upset about the election results. I'm just grateful for the President Obama administration. Under his so called "bad" administration my husband and I found great jobs, were able purchase homes & cars, are comfortably raising our four beautiful children. We feel … Continue reading Moving Forward Peacefully After This Contentious Presidential Race
Endless spills, constant screams/whining, bathroom accidents, and countless ungrateful attitudes are what a stay at home mom deals with on a daily basis, all day long. Literally 24/7! You probably thought that I was only referring to the behavior my children but these behaviors are definitely experienced with grown folks, well...myself! Yes, I'm guilty of … Continue reading Working From Home With Multiple Children: How I Survive!
For the past couple of months we've been staying with a family member, awaiting the closing on our new home. Because our move was so abrupt, the hubs and I have been circumstantially sharing an 11x13 room with our 5 year old boy/girl twins, 4 year son, and 2 year old daughter. While being so … Continue reading A Glimpse Into the Life of a Co-sleeping Mama Bear
October 2nd, 2005: Johnny: "Don't forget to call and check on me, okay?" Me: "Okay, I Love You". Johnny: "Love you too..." October 5th, 2005: The day I lost the greatest gift my parents have ever given to my sister and me, our little brother...Johnny. The final dialogue I had with my 16 year old … Continue reading “Losing Johnny: The constant flow of tears have dwindled but my heart never stops crying.”
via Daily Prompt: Breakthrough "What is God asking you to do?" was the daunting question my pastor asked during her sermon yesterday afternoon. The question that still dwells in the core of my heart and cavity of my brain... I'm aware of what God has asked me to do now I feel like He's telling … Continue reading Humility + Obedience = Breakthrough
via Daily Prompt: Facade As an adult she heard a preacher say, “When you feel like you want to kill yourself, something needs to die, but it’s not you”. She only wishes she had heard these words in her difficult teenage years because at the tender age of 17 she tried to commit suicide. Excessive … Continue reading Facade: She successfully killed what needed to die…
It was a busy Saturday morning and my 5 year old twins had their first basketball game at 9:15AM. Boy was I excited as I had dreamt of this moment since the day they were born. I zealously went to wake them up and unfortunately, they were the crabbiest little kids ever!!! In their defense, … Continue reading Our Twins’ First Basketball Game: My dream that turned into a perfect nightmare…