Feminism · Working Mom

Embrace the cubicle: Why 9 to 5 should be the new black

We live in a time of do-it-yourselfers, instagram stars and podcasting from our bathrooms. The phenomenon of self-rising stars started with Kim Kardashian who is famous for doing absolutely nothing. We worship her the way we worship our social media accounts, our money and the things we don’t have but want.  And all of womanhood… Continue reading Embrace the cubicle: Why 9 to 5 should be the new black

California · finding yourself

Unsure where to go? To the last place where God met you

“We do not need to go away into the depths and the darkness in order to realize the warmth of the light.”  MacLaren Expositions of Holy Scripture It was troubling for me yesterday to read a meditation about a passage in John which discussed Peter going back to his “old” life as a fisherman and… Continue reading Unsure where to go? To the last place where God met you

Big Dreams · Life

Have Big Dreams? Let them all go… A real life commentary on chasing your dream and finding it right where you are

Many people want to take the “jump.” Motivational speakers talk about it, preachers preach it and the secular world has embraced it. This way of living says that the bloom where you are planted theory is dead. We instead need to do “big” things in far off places. We need to become more than what… Continue reading Have Big Dreams? Let them all go… A real life commentary on chasing your dream and finding it right where you are

children · motherhood

Maybe we should stop asking what’s best for our children

It’s been a horrible week for me. The kids were off for Christmas break and the school district decided to forget about Jesus when making the schedule. This week was filled with down time, no holidays and no place to run. The kids were inpatient, fighting and regressing from their lack of a schedule. I… Continue reading Maybe we should stop asking what’s best for our children

busy mom · children

The Waking Hours- Why we cannot leave our children out of our prayer life

Some time ago, God answered my prayers and allowed me to write as part of a devotional team at my church. Out of all of the things that my heart longs to write, I love devotionals the most. I have a meditative spirit, one that longs to rest and dwell in the shadow of the… Continue reading The Waking Hours- Why we cannot leave our children out of our prayer life