"Life isn’t about my never-ending to-do lists or my desire to check all the things off my checklist by the end of the day. It's about connection, it's about growth, it's about being present right where you are, surrounded by people who you love and who need you to be the not-so-perfect, struggling-to-hit-the-mark you, who God created."
"Less of me Father and more of You" I murmur as the tears roll down my face making smeared puddles on the slightly uneven tile.
An additional 52 weeks frolicking with mistakes, meeting with disaster, disappointing others, causing heartbreak, missing the mark, and allowing some dreams to pass. It’s another occasion to present and receive grace, and in all this year’s craziness grace will be momentous.
There’s a monumental difference between a caregiver and the woman who has given birth to a child. Here in Swaziland, countless days, I am responsible for the lives of fifteen individuals and with great tenacity, I make sure the girls are executing or fulfilling what can sporadically be a never-ending list of chores, responsibilities, and … Continue reading I Long To Be A Mama
One day I will not need alarms to remind me to pray for myself, my friends, my husband, my children, ministries abroad, my church, or anything else. It will one day intertwine it’s self in the normalcy of everyday life, but until that day I will continue enjoying my alarm going off at 12:30pm and a 5 year old telling me “Auntie BB it’s time to pray for you husband.”
As women we sometimes get frustrated, because we have to sit around and wait for a man to choose us. The Lord has shed some light on why and I desire to share it with you. “The problem is that we have forgotten that this is a one man pursuit. Instead of desiring to pursue the men we could date, why aren’t we pursuing the one man that’s going to make a difference in our marriage, God? … However, when we decide that we should be able to choose we take away things that the Lord is trying to teach the man. How to hear His voice and how to make God-centered choices.” #OneManPursuit #LifeLessons #MarriagePursuit #BeforeMarriage #BeforeDating #Dating #Chosen #ForWomen #ForMen #GiveMeYourOpinions
. I have doubted myself as a leader more in the past week than I have in a long time. Am I making the right decisions? Should I take her to the hospital sooner or later? Should I be forcing them to eat though they really don't want to? Am I being to stern with them? Should I be letting them have more fun or free time? The list goes on and on.