Happy Birthday Blog!

Has it really been a whole year since I started this blog?? Has it only been a year?? ha! It’s true though! This precious space of the internet is one year old today! Thank you for being here to celebrate with me!!!! I remember sitting in my car in a shopping center parking lot one year ago and nervously pushing publish on my social media post telling the world about my blog. It felt much like giving birth. Wonder and excitement at this new thing, but also fear and concern if I could keep it alive. But God.

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Introverted Mama Does a Girls' Night

We all know just how refreshing a Girls’ Night can be for women, especially mamas! Getting a little fancy, even if it just means a t-shirt sans spit up or crusty stuff, and putting on some lipstick can make us feel human once again!  The struggle for introvert mamas is real in this scenario! While we love, and need, social interaction because motherhood can be isolating, we also crave quiet time and spaces to recharge. The balance is tricky…

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Excuses don't Excuse us

Our excuses don’t excuse us. No matter how valid our excuse may be, they are not more powerful than the commands of Christ!

Loving well on purpose, aka biblical hospitality, is a mandate from scripture!! Show hospitality. Show it without grumbling. Show it and, who knows, maybe you’ll entertain angels. Show hospitality if you’re busy, tired, drained, swamped, tuckered out, or running on empty.

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Hospitality and the Silent Ask

Because asking for help is a challenge for me, I’m more likely to drop obscure hints and hope someone miraculously clues in and helps. It’s not the best solution. And by “not the best” I mean that it rarely works the way I want it to. However, the more God is pointing out this flaw in me the more I’m having eyes to notice others around me constantly throwing out the obscure hints for help. I call it the “silent ask.”

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