Tag Archives: grace

Learning Grace through Parenthood

A few weeks ago, I took my 17-month-old daughter to a bookstore to do some Christmas shopping. There, we were greeted with free Styrofoam cups full of spiced apple cider. I took a cup, and clearly my girl wanted a … Continue reading

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No EXCUSE Necessary

Today I’m linking up with the Five Minute Friday community, writing for five minutes on  a given prompt.  This week’s word is EXCUSE.   When my oldest niece, Eriah, was three years old, she had quite a vocabulary. You could … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: Growth in the SILENCE

Today I’m linking up with the Five Minute Friday community, writing for five minutes on a given prompt. This week’s word is SILENCE.   In the silence, you’re growing inside me.  I can’t hear you or see you, but when … Continue reading

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Day 30/31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes 2017: REFINE

Day 30 Scrubbing clean sanding down filing rough edges. Softening harsh words molding hardened hearts distilling thoughts. Painful at times, uncomfortable but necessary for growth.      

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Day 29/31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes 2017: FOLLOW

Day 29 If one were to follow the track of my life, it would not be a stretch to say I’ve moved around a lot.  I was born in Bethesda, MD, grew up for the first 16 years of my … Continue reading

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Day 24/31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes 2017: REVISE

Day 24 Today, I decided to check out a park nearby that I’d heard about from a mom at MOPS last week.    After a late start, I was strapping my daughter, Noelle, into her car seat about 30 minutes … Continue reading

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Day 22/31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes 2017: LIGHT

Day 22 Each morning, it is my prayer that I would be a light to everyone in my path.  That the love of Jesus shines through me by my actions, my words, or even just in a smile.  There are … Continue reading

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