Category Archives: motherhood

Blog-Walking Season






I love to write. I love to journal & communicate. I love God talk & meaningful faith conversation. Blogging has always been such a great outlet for me, an extra way to process & sort out life. And if it … Continue reading




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Intimacy Issues






Do you struggle to love your kids, your spouse, your family & friends deeply? Are you hesitant to let others in to know you better and be closer to you? Boy, can I relate. But there’s hope for us.




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Powerful Prayer






Sometimes I can get in a rut when praying for my family and friends. Beyond their specific and requested needs, it encourages me to know that the Bible gives me the best words to pray of all. Besides Jesus’ prayer … Continue reading




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Unanswered Questions






“For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face; now I know in part, but then I will know fully just as I also have been fully known.” 1 Corinthians 13:12, NASB My husband and I … Continue reading




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It’s Not All About Bikinis, but It’s A Good Place to Start…






It’s camisole, cleavage & bikini season, and I have to approach the topic from several different angles–one with my teenage son, another with my newly teenage daughter, another with the 3rd child soaking it all in. Then there’s another angle…one … Continue reading




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Winter Rain, Soul Rest






The sun is out, and the snow and ice have melted here in Texas, but I won’t soon forget the storm that trapped us in the house for several days last week. It was a first for any of the … Continue reading




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What NOT to do if the Cops Show Up at Your Door…






Just another wonkity slice of life from the Shaw home. The other day, my youngest little darling decided that she would try to unlock her brother’s phone. He was busy feeding his hungry face, which he does a good majority … Continue reading




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How To Make Unforgettable Pot Roast






It should be easy. You buy a slab of good roast meat, stick it in the crock pot with some veggies, turn the puppy on low and let ‘er roast…all day, the smell tempting you to stick a fork in … Continue reading




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I’m A Brand New Mom…Again.






At the time when this picture was taken, a little over 4 years ago, I started to feel like I had the mom thing down. No one could’ve prepared me for the changes in the years that lie ahead. I … Continue reading




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Living Worship Starts With “L”/A new series for moms of young’uns






Every Friday, I’m going to unfold a brief summary of my thoughts on living worship as it pertains to moms with young kids. It’ll be a few thoughts to jumpstart your own thinking on the subject. But what do I … Continue reading




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