When What You Love Comes Back to Bite You…

or kick you or scream in your face. Yes, I am speaking from experience and unfortunately, I'm not speaking metaphorically. I have two beautiful daughters who are intelligent, insightful, sensitive and stubborn. Lately, my eldest has been exhibiting behaviors I thought we left in the past. She is throwing epic…

True Adventure

Great movies transport us to another place. We get to see the world from a different perspective, maybe see parts of the world we have never seen before or worlds that are new creations. We get to go on adventures of emotions, experiences, places, different eras, all for the price…

Peace and the Modern Mom

I have been cleaning my house for most of the day today. I always get annoyed when I do any level of real cleaning because inevitably the rooms I am not actively cleaning get trashed by the girls while I'm cleaning another section of the house. ┬áThen, I find something…

Letting Go…

I had another first as a mother last week. My eldest daughter, Sylvie, had the opportunity to go to gymnastics camp for the week. It is a 9:00 am to 5:00 pm day camp. The longest she has ever been away from me for a camp or class environment is…

Hope and Self-Destruction

I woke today thanking God for this new day. I was enjoying my girls playing and reading healing scriptures in the Bible. Then I saw the news that there had been a tragedy in Colorado. As I got online to look into the details, I was overwhelmed by what I…

Am I Lovely?

At the heart of each woman is the question, "Am I Lovely?" John and Stasi Eldredge wrote a powerful book called,┬áCaptivating, Unveiling the Mystery of a Woman's soul. I have been re-reading this book and pondering the nature of the desires I have experienced from birth, trying to better understand…