“And so, she figured it all out and lived happily ever after.” Fade to black. Roll credits. Credits…? Could somebody please roll the credits? The Nature of Milestones Life starts out with clearly defined stages. Babies roll, then crawl, then walk, then run, and then become large children that jump on your couch until it … Continue reading Are We There Yet?
I had all my kids really close together, avalanche-style. My life was hard. People constantly told me so. I couldn’t leave the house without someone commenting on how full my hands were, and it was true. I had a 2 ½ year old, a 15 month old, and a newborn. Then, our youngest son joined … Continue reading The Truest Thing About You
I wanted to be a nun. It would be so simple. A life committed to holy pursuits, preferably on the top of a mountain, was just what I needed. What better way to focus on the things that truly mattered in this life? Let’s not get bogged down with the fact that I wasn’t even … Continue reading Why Living Alone on a Mountain-Top Isn’t God’s Plan for My Life
What is it about tomorrow that gets me into such a knot? Even when I slow down and give thanks for the blessings I have in my life today, as we did last week in From Anxious to Thankful, often there is a quiet question lurking under the surface. The question is like the single … Continue reading Facing My Tomorrows
One of the biggest hesitations I had with starting an anti-anxiety blog was the reality that I still wrestle with anxiety from time to time. My blog may be called A Life at Rest, but this week has been rough. I’ve had moments where my mind is fixed steadily on true things, and others where … Continue reading From Anxious to Thankful