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Does having a gentle and quiet spirit mean being a doormat?

This is the part I’m not sure how to talk about. This is the part I have wrestled with for thirty somethingView full post »

I did what I never wanted to do again, and this is what I learned from it…

After a month of living in what felt like victorious grace, I yelled at my firstborn son. It began as these thingsView full post »

I haven’t yelled at my kids in a month and this is what I’ve learned…

One month ago I made a commitment that I wouldn’t raise my voice for one year, and my children are the people itView full post »

I haven’t yelled at my kids in three weeks and this is what I have learned…

Before I made this commitment to not raise my voice for one year, I was not living a life of congruence, and I stillView full post »

I haven’t yelled at my kids in two weeks and this is what I have learned…

It has been two weeks since I raised my voice and I have learned something unexpected. I am meant to be a candleView full post »

I haven’t yelled at my kids in one week and this is what I have learned…

I have read so many books, studied methods, gone to counseling, and learned about my personality. I have owned my ownView full post »

Gently and Quietly – an impossible project is born

I have been delaying writing this post for some time now. First I knew I needed to do something, but wasn’t sureView full post »

When you wonder what you’re doing…

I help him pack his lunch, lay out his new uniform and tie his cap on tight. It is the first day for him to follow inView full post »

When you realize you’re not enough…

I held my newborn daughter, long awaited and hoped for after losing three precious babies and after growing threeView full post »

When you realize you can’t keep up …

I had high hopes. I cleaned off my laptop and organized my photo catalogs. I was going to blog this baby right,View full post »

When a summer day comes crashing down…

The notification pops up in my email… A claim for an automobile accident on our insurance. I was in aView full post »

Silenced

There are many reasons for the silence. Many reasons not to open my mouth. Noise, noise, noise all day long, but I fallView full post »