Letting Maeve’s Light Shine: Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

You are the light of the world. A city built on a hill cannot be hid. No one after lighting a lamp puts it under the bushel basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may […]

Mommy and Me: 5 Months Ago with Maeve

This photo brings tears to my eyes every single time I look at it. I think about that day and my amazing support system. My best friend Laura taking care of the big kids of the Kaboodle, my best friend Angie as an impromptu doula, and my husband being calm as a cucumber every step […]

Release the Joy: Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

Psalm 118:24 This is the day the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. My youngest daughter is one of the happiest babies I’ve ever seen. She wakes up in the morning with a smile – which is much more than I can say for myself most days! Watching her react […]

7 Quick Takes: On to August

— 1 — I’m usually not one to wish time away, but I’m ready for a fresh start in August. — 2 — Last week, my washer decided to kick the bucket. Of course, what was the last load left in the washer without a spin cycle. Cloth diapers, of course. — 3 — After […]

Giving Our Children Back to God: Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

Matthew 19:14-15 Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” When he had placed his hands on them, he went on from there. My husband has always said that our children are not truly ours. Rather, they are gifts […]