A Mother’s Blemished Hands: Thoughts on Motherhood to Start 2019

"Unlike Mary, as a mother, my hands are blemished... Through prayer, actions of love, and trust in God's plan, I will work on turning the blemishes into holiness." Kicking off 2019 with a reminder of the example of Mary, Mother of God.

A Simple Invitation: A Lesson Learned this Advent Season

"Advent is a time where we are encouraged to go deeper into a relationship with God - to take what faith you have been given, and to go deeper."

Today, I explore some of the deep, intense thoughts which have plagued my mind for several weeks - and, hopefully impart some inspiration from a dear friend, as well as some I have found while spending time in prayer.

The How & Why of the Military Family: A Review of the Movie “Indivisible”

"Intensely compelling," was the sentence review from my husband - the active duty Soldier in our family. However, in today's post, I review the movie, "Indivisible," from the standpoint of a proud Army wife and mom, and a former clinician who has assisted with readjustment and reintegration.

Wounds of War, and the Power of Forgiveness and Faith – A Movie Review of Unbroken: Path to Redemption

"That, dear reader, is the true power and testimony of Unbroken: Path to Redemption. The process of healing will take time, but it is not impossible."

If you need a movie to watch this month, may I highly recommend this movie - which addresses many issues near and dear to my heart. Read further for a more in-depth analysis of this particular movie!

Knocking Down Brick Walls: An Invitation to Church

"Church is a constant reminder that there is something - dare I say Someone - far greater than me. There is a purpose for living life that doesn't include chasing only things which will make me feel good.

To put it bluntly, Church..."

A conversation with my Kindergartner sparked some swirling thoughts this week - which I explore more in today's post.

Will you join me at church this weekend?