It’s been a tough week. Suddenly, out of no where, on Tuesday Avra just decided she was absolutely disinterested in napping. Not only that, but she also decided that it was going to be unacceptable for her to be in any other position than in mommy’s arms. All day. Constantly hungry and overly fussy, I … Continue reading Refusing to Refuse
Where Does My Help Come From?
Today is going to be an emotional day. Today is Gram’s funeral, a chance to say our final goodbyes. We are going to miss her so much. Life is going to be so different without her! But we are so thankful for the time we did have with her. She was loved so deeply by … Continue reading Where Does My Help Come From?
Ancient Anxiety: A Perspective from the Past
This morning I came across a quote in the Bible that really struck me. It is found in Psalm 94:19 and it says, “When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy.” It was already highlighted in my Bible when I read it this morning, meaning that I had definitely read and appreciated it … Continue reading Ancient Anxiety: A Perspective from the Past
Heart Surgery: Who do You Want Holding the Scalpel?
I don’t know how to process what I am feeling right now. Emotionally tired? Confused? Overwhelmed? There’s one thing I do know for sure: I do not feel like writing. I keep sitting here and staring at my screen with a tremendous urge to slap shut my laptop and go do something else—anything else that … Continue reading Heart Surgery: Who do You Want Holding the Scalpel?