"Curiosity, I’m learning, lifts my gaze from the mundane and ordinary to catch glimmers of the extraordinary. When I’m prompted to look up from the temporary, eternity breaks through." I'm delighted to be guest blogging over at carameredith.com today about her wonderful guest theme for the year, Holy Curiosity. I love Cara's words about everything, from motherhood … Continue reading Holy curiosity & the inquisitiveness of children
I brought flowers home from the grocery store today-- just a simple bouquet, but I've been reminded how much cheer and goodness can come from something so simple. I love little touches of pretty things around the house-- flowers especially. But I feel like I took a break from the "extras" when the girls were … Continue reading I resolve: to buy more flowers
I had heard before having Lucy and Catalina that parenting reflects ourselves back on us and shows us our weaknesses. I didn't understand until recently, when certain little people began to display a will of their own. In the few very long and very short weeks since that began in full force, I've discovered the … Continue reading How Being A Mom Has Taught Me the Gospel
I've always wanted to be a mom, and now I'm Mommy to twin girls. During those nine months of expectancy, I awaited a life of sweet blissful moments, those Instagram-worthy vignettes that make mom life seem like one long cuddle. But about the time I started reading all those mom-empowerment mommy blogs (you know the ones I mean!), … Continue reading Motherhood Alive (a little more about my new view.)
The great and glorious reality of mothering little souls, of serving all day and often all night, can be a harsh one to our feeble and selfish nature-- but it is shot through with eternal significance, beauty and truth.