The Unholiness of Holy Week

The word sacred has lost its meaning in our world today. Human lives aren’t held sacred as we defile life by dehumanizing it. Homes aren’t deemed sacred as families are splitting exponentially. God certainly isn’t considered sacred as our choices reflect a lack of respect and fear. This week leading up to Easter or ResurrectionContinue reading “The Unholiness of Holy Week”

Time to Celebrate

Celebrations are a part of the fabric of American life. There is always a holiday for card companies to make money from and stores to monopolize. I have seen throughout my lifetime how the commercialization of holidays make them less meaningful and more materialistic. If any culture knows how to celebrate, for the right reasons,Continue reading “Time to Celebrate”

A Time to Renew

Renew. There is something about that word that makes me feel refreshed. It is my word for the year that I wrote about in the beginning of January. I have been on a journey of mental, spiritual, and physical renewal. Just checking in with my readers who have a “word” for their year. How isContinue reading “A Time to Renew”

When You Want to Give Up

I just can’t do it today. One year ago, you couldn’t get out of bed. I am so tired of being tired. One year ago, noises drove you from stores. Everything hurts. One year ago you could barely walk. I can’t tolerate anyone or anything right now. One year ago your siblings feared you. IContinue reading “When You Want to Give Up”

Let Go of Doing it All: Part 3

There is no easy formula to letting go of doing it all. I wish I could tell you to do A+B=C and your stress would disappear! The process of “Letting Go” is different for each person reading these words. My hope is that my story will help you reflect on yours and what changes youContinue reading “Let Go of Doing it All: Part 3”

Let Go of Doing it All: Part 2

“Stop trying to be SuperMom.” I have repeated this in my head over and over for 15 years. I am sure men experience some of the same feelings, but I can only speak from experience. Surely, at some point in our parenting journies, we all become enveloped with fear, thinking, “What if I fail?”, “WhatContinue reading “Let Go of Doing it All: Part 2”