"He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings." Psalm 40:2

Posts from the ‘Keeping the Heart’ category

Stones of Remembrance Spurring Me Ahead {Reflections on Motherhood}

…I’ve reflected on many things over the last year. Several facets of the transitions stand out. Some beautifully, and some not so much. Our oldest will be 19 years old next month. At the end of last summer he left home, joined the Marines, and so began his next chapter with a bang. Simultaneously, I snuggled a little baby. 

I also observed. Myself, mostly. And I reflected. Remembered. Made connections. 

It’s a glorious adventure, parenthood. I love it. 

As I remember my experiences as a first-time mom, while walking through experiences as a fourth-time mom after a long gap, two things continue to stand out to me…

Autumn is here already

Orange-brown leaves already lie strewn across my driveway and lawn. Our chickens are lovely once again with freshly grown feathers replacing the sparse pins left after…

And fear not them

“And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both…