Tag: grace not perfection

Your Surroundings Mold You

I grew up in a house with eleven people and one bathroom. Now there are five of us and we have three bathrooms. I survive in chaos but when given a choice, I try to choose calm. Have you ever heard that the five people you spend the most time with are a reflection of

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Declutter with Toddlers

Yesterday a had a note in my planner to make a blog about decluttering with kids. However, I chose a different topic to write about yesterday, then something interesting happened. I’ve been reading the book: “The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing” by Marie Kondo and I finished

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Good-bye 2018

The end of a year is a time that many take to reflect on where they are on their life’s journey. What have I accomplished? What do I still want to accomplish? What is my goal in the new year? Usually I enter the new year with an excitement, a hope, a thirst for a

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Be You Bravely

As I work to switch my mindset from the weekend to the work week I thought about what other switches might need to be flipped. The biggest switch I need to flip off and never turn on again is how often I compare myself. I do it effortlessly. I do it without knowing. And I

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Carry On

“Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” – 1 Peter 5:7 NIV It’s a verse I need to write on my heart. Anxiety is a silent tide. I’ve been struggling lately to to find the surface. It hits me in waves on a Sunday night, it takes over waiting for a

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