Reality, Jesus, and Everyday Life Blog

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Shares Well with Others

a couple of my blessings Ahhh… quiet. Just the sound of the air conditioner and the fans running. Music to my ears and pregnant body. J Grandma ran off with the girls for the day, so I will hopefully be...

New Kind of List 1

New Kind of List

I love making lists. Love it. I have lists for what I’m going to do today, groceries we need, what I need for the baby, plans for the house, what I’m thankful for… on and on. Yesterday a new idea...

With Gratitude 0

With Gratitude

I’m noticing a theme. There is a unifying or dominant idea that has been popping up frequently as I seek God’s help. It’s not new. It’s not confusing. It’s not what I was looking for. It’s thankfulness. When I cried...

Be Joyful 1

Be Joyful

Lord, thank you for this exciting week! Thank you for the fair. Love the family time it brings, love the memories it makes. I love that we can be exposed to the hard work of farmers and kids in this...

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Let It Go

Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 1 Thes 5:18 I have a LOT of good things going on right now. But the devil is...

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Anticipating Parenthood

I distinctly remember being an emotional wreck when my brother Bradley graduated from high school. Three years apart, I’d had my opportunity to find out about life-after-Cissna, and it had been a bumpy ride. I remember being especially sad about...

Meanwhile 1

Meanwhile

Instead of a new picture of the house, I should post a picture of my sleeping husband. In the chair for less than 5 minutes.. and he is OUT. Not that it’s early – it’s 10:45 pm and he has...

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Warning: I’m Hormonal

Feeling really pregnant at this moment. Finally sitting down in a chair and my belly looks quite large. I’m rubbing it, as pregnancy seems to warrant, slowly and somewhat methodically I suppose. I now realize my feet are sore. I’m...

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My Growing Girls

It should be no surprise that my mom and I have always kindof enjoyed alliteration with the girls’ names. We all have a tendency to do this with babies. Sophie was not very old before someone called her “Sweet Sophia,”...

Praying for a Friend – Any Friend – in Pain 3

Praying for a Friend – Any Friend – in Pain

I hate that you are in the midst of so much grief. I hate that I am helpless to do anything about it. I hate that it doesn’t make any sense. I hate that I can do so little to...

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