The Woman Behind the Blog: Why I Blog

"I blog because I know somewhere, in this vast world, someone needs to hear my words. Someone needs to hear the challenges I face, and how I tackle them. Someone needs to hear the words of affirmation. Someone needs to hear my musings on faith, religion, and how it applies to my daily living." If you wonder about why I blog, today's CWBN post gives some insight!

Getting to Know Us (1A): Quiet of the Seasons

"And, with that step back, I feel as though I found some clarity I was lacking the previous couple years. I found reflection on myself coming easier - I have been able to reflect on the person I am, the person I have been, and more importantly, the person I want to be as a wife, mother, and individual. Perhaps most importantly, I feel as though I have found much needed peace and quiet - in my soul." My thoughts on The Zelie Group's theme of "Quiet," as it relates to seasons.

Getting to Know Us (1): A Reason for Quiet

"How can someone, who doesn't feel God's presence, become a saint?! Quite simply, because they kept their faith and trust in Him. They continued to live a life according to love, trust, and goodness." When quietness is what we receive from God, perhaps we need to take a play from the saints' spiritual play book, and not interpret it as abandonment, but rather a spiritual exercise...