Mom-A-Grams: Just my Thoughts as a Mom

  • Friends Disappoint

    I’m feeling all the feels, I guess… Feeling like friends think I’m stupid or, a doormat – neither of which is a good thing to think about your friend.

    It’s hard to experience people in whom you’ve invested ...

  • Friends Fight

    Have you ever had that feeling, Friend? When friends feel more like family, and family morphs – hopping onto the bandwagon with your foes? Does family every feel like the enemy you need to love as Jesus ...

  • Into the Breach, Dear Friends

    I have to look at the bigger and bigger picture. That endings are actually beginnings… That even death is a beginning…

    New American Standard Bible
    “Lift up your eyes to the sky, Then look to the earth ...

  • What do you Do?

    What do you do when your child tells you that she used to think her skin was beautiful.., but now she sees all the ways it can be made fun of?

    What do you do when changes kick ...

  • Discipline

    It’s almost the witching hour. I find myself awake, and I’m running on a log in my mind – changing my mind about a lot of things. Changing your mind about God is what is meant by ...

  • Healed but not Whole

    Some of us think healing is something God gives arbitrarily – that is, if He feels like it and without explanation. God doesn’t have to explain, but I have to ask myself: Does this idea match ...

  • Raising Kids: Bullying

    Meanness or teasing on the basis of skin color is not worse than other types of teasing. The villainy of making fun of others is something that is out there. Everyone has experienced ...

  • Growing Pains: Mom Needs to Grow Up

    Isn’t it nice when someone pays special attention to you? On your birthday…or, Mother’s Day…or, just any day? My soul position is alienation regarding certain people – people whom I would normally celebrate or expect to celebrate with ...

  • The Swamps of Impatience

    If you’re a child of the 80’s or, if you’ve ever watched The NeverEnding Story, then you understand my title’s rhetorical nod. Sometimes I feel like I’m ...

  • “Why don’t you like Yourself?” and all the Q’s you Never want to Ask

    So, today I had to, though – I had to ask: What is it you don’t like about yourself? Is it your hair? Your color? What talent do you wish you didn’t have? What skill don’t ...