the prayer that never fails.

One of my dear friends  is about to give birth to her baby any day now. She has had a challenging pregnancy, complicated by the fact that she has been living in one of the hottest states in our country. There have been numerous family and job related struggles in recent months. She and her…

full & ripe days.

Oh August, what a full and ripe month you are. These thirty one days have practically been bursting and I’m so grateful. (And this also explains my two week sabbatical from blogging, if you were wondering.) Hot and humid days. Pennsylvania was full of blistering, sweltering heat. I felt the irony of the direct contrast…

dear new mom.

In the fall, I sat down and had some major hot mess journaling processing times with the Lord, working through some of the Hard about those early days of being a mom. Those early days for me not only included life with a newborn but being way too hard on myself, juggling work and this new role and…