“Instead of your shame you will receive a double portion, and instead of disgrace you will rejoice in your inheritance. And so you will inherit a double portion in your land, and everlasting joy will be yours.” Isaiah 61:7 via Double Blessing — Faithrises
There are two ways to be happy: change the situation, or change your mindset towards it. Today’s society is obsessed with happiness. We want instant gratification, success, fame, soulmates that never die… We grow complacent with people and ideas. We grow cold and bitter because we want what we want and we want it now, […]… Continue reading Change your mindset!
To my darling, Baby Girl I am so proud of you and how articulate you are. I have always battled with communicating how I felt, because most often I didn’t know what I was feeling. But, last night, you came to me and you said that you felt like I was always shouting at you.… Continue reading Shouting at Baby Girl
Okay, I have borrowed the name from a friend of mine, who uses the Lady Grumpypants moniker for her own writing. The reason why I am using it now is because that is exactly how I felt all weekend. I was so bad that when Baby Girl pulled her earing skew and it started bleeding,… Continue reading Lady Grumpypants!
To my darling, Baby Girl Just two weeks ago, you celebrated your 8th Birthday. I cannot believe that you are eight already, but what I can’t believe is how grown up you are. You are handling turning eight with such gusto and style, you have made your Dad and I very proud of you.… Continue reading Pierced ears & a sleep over…
I know I usually blog my gratitude journal on a Monday, but work yesterday was simply a little too chaotic to ignore AND something special happened last night for which I need to express my gratitude. Yes, I had an amazing weekend – but last night, Baby Girl had her first sleepover at a friend’s… Continue reading He has never let me down!
There is a thought forming in my brain. A thought that I am afraid may have a significant amount of truth to it. But, let me give you some background – before Baby Girl‘s arrival, taking a time out used to be so easy for me. In fact, I preferred it because I was too… Continue reading Living Life according to a Checklist….