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Tag Archives: motherhood
When my kids were little, I often felt like I was all alone in my distressed moments. Even though I had a community of other moms and great friends around me, I’d hold back. Share just enough, but keep my … Continue reading
I’d had it up to here with all three of my teens. I’m not sure exactly where “here” is, but I was ready to take a taxi someplace else. The negative thoughts my brain was racking up were hitting record … Continue reading
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
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.
I never want to fall into a trap of winking and grinning at sin just because I know God’s grace is available. But the Truth is that when my regret leads to repentance, God is glorified, and I’m good to grow on, depending on the Holy Spirit to guide me in the right direction.
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
Our little Cinnamon broke her leg last week, and she did it up right. It’s broken in 4 places, can you believe it? My hubby and son spent the evening in the doggy E.R. with her, while my daughters cried … Continue reading
When my almost-teenage daughter was in 3rd grade, God inspired me with an idea for helping my daughter and some of her classmates to learn about friendship. We learned a great deal together at the time. Well, here I am … Continue reading
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