Motherhood, Theology

God’s Character Changes Motherhood

Each mother has felt that moment in her day (or maybe even multiple moments) when she comes to the end of her rope. My rope frequently ends around 5:30pm, when I’m glancing at my watch wondering when my husband will be off work, trying to keep our dinner from burning on the stove, and placating… Continue reading God’s Character Changes Motherhood


6 Things I’ve Learned in 6 Years of Marriage.

Tomorrow, my husband and I will celebrate six years of marriage. This day six years ago, I was busy hanging tulle from the ceiling, putting ornaments on the largest tree I’ve ever seen, spreading sparkly snowflakes literally everywhere, and other crazy ideas my bride-mind had created. At the time, the wedding seemed like such a… Continue reading 6 Things I’ve Learned in 6 Years of Marriage.


#ThursdayThings — Books I’ve Read Recently

We’ve taken several trips this summer, and one of my favorite things to do on vacations is catch up on good books that have been on my “to read” list! Here are a few of my favorites that I’ve read recently. Risen Motherhood by Emily Jensen & Laura Wifler I had the privilege of being… Continue reading #ThursdayThings — Books I’ve Read Recently


#ThursdayThings — Podcasts for Women

Podcasts began to fill that void for me. It provided mental stimulation while I did mundane tasks like change diapers, nurse, and do laundry. It pointed my mind back to God after only having time to read board books. It centered my heart on the Gospel when I wanted to fill it loneliness, bitterness, or frustration. While I also listen to music and the Bible, podcasts are still my favorite resources for busy moms (or busy adults in general). Here are some of my favorite podcasts specifically for women (I’ll do a follow up post with some of my favorite podcasts in general later). I hope listening to these women encourages you as they have encouraged me.


A Prayer for Hidden Sin

Everyone encounters those times in their faith journey when each turn they make in their relationship with God reveals an ugly sin they had no clue could exist inside of them. This past month has been one of those times for me. Maybe it’s because I’m newly married. Living with another person often brings a… Continue reading A Prayer for Hidden Sin