The storm before the calm…


Originally posted on Anchoredbyhisgrace:
In my house, I am that storm. Yup. I have lost my patience guiltily over not so serious things, like the water they spilled, the food under the table, the light being on in the bathroom, the toy box having too many toys, the list can go on.  I have been…

Help Me Read the Bible!!!


Having a hard time diving into the BIBLE lately? Don’t worry you are not alone! Here is an amazing tool to help you start understanding it better: http://www.youtube.com/playlist… Why Read the bible!??? It’s what helps us understand God, it what adjusts our patterns of thinking and doing life- so we aren’t following the patterns that…

What is divorce mom?


Ethan: “mom! will you die if you get divorced?” Me: “no, What does divorced mean Ethan? Ethan: “when you drag your feet on the ground because you can’t walk anymore” -lol. cue a talk on what divorced means… Ethan has a lot of friends whose parents are divorced and it got me thinking- well, ……

This is goals


   My daughters say “this is so goals” for me – like a picture of relationship goals, or school goals, or you name it- if they like it- it’s “goals”.  Thinking about it tonight – how have you moved past pause and accomplished certain goals in your life??? I want to know what moved you: …

A future and a hope


Source: For I know the plans I have for you,” says the lord . “They are plans for good and not for… HEY YOU- guess what?? Our favorite scripture… You know…. Jeremiah 29:11 – It was not written to a people just to encourage them. It was written to Israel in a time when they…

Burlingame: A Booming Kid-Friendly Borough


Originally posted on Red Tricycle:
Burlingame has a longstanding reputation for being a prime spot for families on the Peninsula—it boasts terrific schools, tons of trees and parks, and a tight-knit community made up of friendly neighbors. As of late, it’s developed into an even hipper ‘hood, attracting cool new shops, fitness studios, and eateries. And with the…

Ladies Only – You’re invited! Virtual Bible Study Group :o)


A quick invitation to any of you girls out there that want to join in on an online Virtual Bible Study. The class is called Roots of Character- it will go about 13 weeks. and we have attempted to teach this awesome material written by some of my spiritual heros Wendell & Gini Smith.  I…

Completely Candid.


Bay Area Momma – losing weight one choice at a time.  Something I have been writing for  very long time. It is incomplete, but a start. Join me? Tuesday, August 26, 2014 My weight loss journey has been and is a long one. I have had  yo yo feelings about it. I do well and…

Wholehearted


 Here are the thoughts from a word I spoke a few months ago. Wholehearted… In the truth of Jesus and in His love. God is Not looking for perfect people or actions.  You are not a disappointment to God. God is simply looking for people who wholeheartedly serve him. Over and over again in the…

5 Monday Morning Mommy Tips:


  1- Keep the Baby wipes I never go a day without baby wipes. Before kids I did not know the power of baby wipes. 12+ years into motherhood and I cannot imagine a day without them.  It has been almost 2 years since my last child gave up diapers. Not only are baby wipes…

The youth pastor’s wife


Originally posted on BAY AREA MOMMA:
Dear (youth) pastor‘s wife: If you were sitting at my table these are some of the things I would tell you about my journey: I was 20, engaged and about to move to California to marry my best friend, who had just taken on the full-time role of being…