(Click here to read Part One) Sometimes the noise, the sheer volume of information and distraction and need at every turn, leaves me feeling a bit panicked and bedraggled. I have invited the noise of marriage, four children, homeschooling, a homestead and a community of friends and neighbors and extended family and all that comes … Continue reading Searching for Balance in Our Digital World (Part 2)
My oldest is turning 13. My second born hits double digits in two weeks. My third child started kindergarten this year. And for the first time ever since becoming a mother, my baby turned four with no younger sibling on the way or having just arrived. We have entered into a new season. May marks … Continue reading Is there any way to know in the beginning that each season will be hard and good and missed?
Four months ago I found myself on the verge of a mental breakdown. It was the most intense experience I've ever gone through, natural childbirth included. It came on suddenly and unexpectedly. Hindsight has shown me the signs that led up to it but I didn't see them at the time. I am prone to … Continue reading Mental Health, School Shootings and The Upside Down
From the ends of the earth I call to you I call as my heart grows faint lead me to the rock that is higher than I for you have been my refuge.
This is not a call to action. The zealot in me lies dormant today. This is more of an inquiry. An invitation. An investigation, maybe. --- I am imagining life as a train ride through the most beautiful and fascinating and intimate parts of this world. The train can go anywhere, take me to anyplace; … Continue reading Searching for Balance in Our Digital World (Part 1)