The Day I Realized I Had Stopped Dreaming

“What is this?” I said as I pulled out a baby bottle nearly filled to the top with poppy seeds. My husband and I had just moved into our new home a couple of months ago and last week I decided to tackle the only room left that needed to be unpacked and organized. What…

It’s Odd

  It’s odd. This room. The furniture. Because the room itself doesn’t match where I am in my life.  It only matches where I want to be and where my sweet dreams take me at night. Not many even know this room exists.  And to be honest?  I like to keep it that way.  Because…

Risking My Reputation

I stood in the baby section of Walmart today in celebration of Josiah Day (see links below) and while my original plan was to grab a package of diapers, maybe even some wipes (trying to play it safe), I accidentally went one aisle too far and found myself in the baby shoes/socks aisle. Sigh.  There…

When Having Faith Is Hard

One year ago today my husband and I took a leap of faith in our hopeful journey to become parents and put together a crib for our yet to be conceived baby bird and we proudly set it up in our yet to be used nursery room.  For the last 365 days though, the room…

Did God Really Say…?

Happy Cabbage Day!  Whoo hoo! (No, really it is) And Happy Josiah Day! GAG!  Yep.  That’s right.  Gag.  Because this has been my shamefully awful attitude today.  And so I am going to be ugly honest with you for a sec.  Is that okay?  I am on day 51 of this incredibly long cycle and…

Silly or Not…Here We Go!

Welp!  It’s Josiah Day!  So friends, let’s break out our party hats, blow on our noise makers, throw up the confetti and get out our tool boxes…err…tool boxes?!  Yep!  Cause this is happening… If you remember, three months ago I wrote “Putting the Cart Before the Horse” because I sensed the Lord telling me to…

Putting the Cart Before the Horse?

Sing, O barren woman, you who never bore a child; burst into song, shout for joy, you who were never in labor… Enlarge your place of tent, stretch your tent curtains wide, do not hold back; lengthen your cords, strengthen your stakes.  Do not be afraid; you will not suffer shame.  Do not fear disgrace,…