I read a lot of mommy blogs. I don’t follow many of them, but I come across them on Pinterest and I check them out to see if they’re any good. I’m an admitted voyeur. I love to see someone else’s living room or the cool way they dress their kids. I like getting new… Continue reading Mommy Blogs
Some thoughts have been tumbling around in my head lately, like clothes in the dryer. Blogging is a great to get this stuff out of my head and try to make some sense of it. So here goes… If we grow up in church, we’re told, ‘God wants to do mighty things through you!’ So we imagine exotic… Continue reading Called to Obscurity
I shy away from political posts, mostly because I don’t want to read the comments from people who troll the internet looking to pick a fight with anyone who disagrees with them. I don’t say much about my political opinion because then I have to listen to other people’s opinions and I really don’t care.… Continue reading Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That or Why I Don’t Care About Gay Marriage…
I read a lot about poverty and what’s being done to alleviate it. I believe that I have a responsibility to help the poor. Why I believe that is a whole other post. Since I’ve already established that premise, the next question is, ”What should I be doing to help the poor?” The more you… Continue reading ‘The Poor Will Always Be With You’ OR Why bother giving to the poor?
Sometimes I get so jealous of people who live overseas full time, especially if they’re shacking up in Southeast Asia. I read missionary blogs and accounts of humanitarian workers who are on the front lines of fighting trafficking and ending poverty. Did you know that some men get to go undercover in brothels to collect… Continue reading Addicted to Glamour
So my daughter needed a new bed. She asked for a “princess bed” and since I’m not sure what she means by that, I got on Craigslist and found a twin four poster bed for $75. She is thrilled with it and will be even more thrilled if I ever get around to hanging up a canopy… Continue reading The Princess Bed and the Brothel
I’ve been thinking about what it means to live sacrificially, mostly because I feel that I’ve been living somewhat selfishly lately. I’ve been working on my house and spending money on things that are ultimately just cosmetic. I made a cool cabinet for my kids’ art stuff, but it wasn’t a necessity. We could have… Continue reading What does it mean to live sacrificially?