Discovering beauty in the ordinary

Discovering beauty in the ordinary

Category: Faith

Fighting the gimmies

Fighting the gimmies

I just wrote this prayer in my journal this morning: “Please help me during this time of plenty and excess (Black Friday & Cyber Monday sales, Christmas coming up) to not get the gimmies or be dissatisfied with what we have.” Yup. I admit. I struggle with […]

Ordinary beauty

Ordinary beauty

Eagle. Peacock. Sparrow. If you had a choice, which would you rather be? I’d venture to say that most of us would want to be a soaring eagle. Or even a beautiful peacock. But I would guess that not many of us would choose to […]

Why did I start this blog?

Why did I start this blog?

Here’s the deal. I’m a recovering perfectionist. Perfectionism plagued me. No, no, no: more than that, it paralyzed me! Having one child cured me from a bit of it (I now didn’t have to have ALL my ducks in a row, just most of them). Having […]