faith, family, health

National Suicide Prevention Week 2019

Today is the final day of National Suicide Prevention Week 2019. I've started so many Facebook posts, only to delete them. I've read so many beautiful things. Tributes, memories, some people write of hope and life, some of the darkness. Now, I borrow this space to share from my perspective - a mom who nearly… Continue reading National Suicide Prevention Week 2019

faith, family, farm life, life

Never a Bull Moment

I remember sitting in our living room when we lived in the city and discussing farm life. Even as we itched to escape the bustle around us, we talked about what we each wanted. From the first conversation, it was always a bull for my husband. He wanted a bull. Not a steer. Not a… Continue reading Never a Bull Moment

faith, family, life, marriage

The Makeup Bag Moment

Saturday rolled around and it was time to go pick up hubby. I was thrilled and I wanted to look nice. I'm down 9 pounds, and thought I'd do something other than the no makeup/messy bun/leggings look that I've been rocking for months. I'd try to look cute for him. So I got my jeans… Continue reading The Makeup Bag Moment

communication, faith, family, life

Effective Prayers

During a devotional time with my son this morning, we were talking about effective prayers. He asked what an effective prayer was. My answer: An effective prayer is when we are connecting deeply with God and seeking His will over ourselves, our situations, and the lives and situations of those around us. An ineffective prayer… Continue reading Effective Prayers

faith, health

Content Fatigue and Chronic Illness

I first wrote about content fatigue here. Be sure to catch what I had to say about the over-consumption of media there. Another area in my life where I got bogged down with content fatigue was in regard to chronic illness. I was trying to read every diet plan, exercise plan, healing plan I could… Continue reading Content Fatigue and Chronic Illness