Long Days of Small Things by Catherine McNiel {Book Review}

"God formed our bodies on purpose and called them good. In the seasons of life he gives us, we encounter and know a unique part of God and his creation that cannot be know without our voice, without our teaching. We represent a part of God's image that the world cannot see except by looking … Continue reading Long Days of Small Things by Catherine McNiel {Book Review}

And we continue on. {wholemama faith}

Where is the line that draws between the middle of what was and what is? The line that marks the turning of a head to glance behind or the focusing of the eyes on things at hand? How do we keep ourselves in careful love of present and not fall to always wondering what might have been … Continue reading And we continue on. {wholemama faith}

Create Here {#wholemama}

I think we all have an urge to create. Something. Somehow. In some way.  For me, I love to see the ways others have chosen words to tell the story of their hearts and eyes and time. How they sweat out the battle with the blank page until one of them gives in (let's face … Continue reading Create Here {#wholemama}

Hope is Prophetic {#wholemama and soul calm 20/31}

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 A version I read once reads 'may you overflow with confident hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." This is where my … Continue reading Hope is Prophetic {#wholemama and soul calm 20/31}

a holy mosaic {#wholemama}

Birth is the place I want to deny my own motherhood. To seperate myself from the loud groaning, the uncontrollable actions of my own body, and the discussions of said body's performance that inevitably follow this life changing event.  I reach into the depth of myself and get to know the instinctual motions of childbirth, … Continue reading a holy mosaic {#wholemama}

Hopefully Churching – {Guest Post at Circling the Story}

As chance would have it, here's another dose of hope for today :)  A big hope in the middle of change rather than the small hope I wrote about earlier.  l realize I haven't written about our church switch much here. It's a topic I've had to feel out over the course of this year. … Continue reading Hopefully Churching – {Guest Post at Circling the Story}

Power {#WholeMama} 

We have to admit we have power.  As we tuck the little ones into bed each night. each time they beg for one more kiss or hug. We have to find our strength to get through the deep and hard contractions that bring our family into being. the groaning no man will ever know, even … Continue reading Power {#WholeMama}