Blessings

Mama, It’s the Cross!

by Monica

Ironically, for the last two weeks in my Ladies’ small group we have prayed for each other not to get too “wrapped up” in all the seasonal “To Do’s.” Yet, on Monday I sat on my couch suffocating under a mound of papers to be graded, while my mind rattled […]

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It’s Delicious!

by Monica

I am about to make an admission that will certainly take me out of the running for “Mother of the Year.” Grace likes coffee. More specifically she likes mochas. She’ll take them hot or iced, preferably Starbucks, most definitely with the whipped cream on top! I first learned of Gracie’s […]

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Seasons of Joy

by Monica

Jostled from a contented sleep into that nearly awake fog, I imagine it must be somewhere in the 3 AM hour. I don’t want to actually look at the clock, first because I am legally blind without my glasses and the energy it would take to sit up, lean in […]

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AMEN!

by Monica

Our heads were bowed. Our hands were each embraced one to the other around the table and there was a sweetness hanging in the air. I felt abundantly whole as I peaked over at Gracie’s little hand holding mine on one side and her Daddy’s on the other. She looked […]

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Laundry, Dog Hair and Dirty Dishes

by Monica

It might be the dog hair that gets to me the most. Collected in corners and gathered around furniture legs rest rodent-sized mounds of “dust bunnies.” Bunnies? Too cute a name, these are no bunnies- they are dust monsters that need the heavy duty action of a machine more powerful […]

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