Frozen 2 spoiler alert: If you don't want to know the climax of the movie, don't read on. But here you have Anna. She is on a mission to help her sister Elsa, and continually refuses to leave her side on their journey to find the truth about the past. At one point Elsa sends … Continue reading The Next Right Thing
Sometimes I think I am crazy. And today is one of those days. My husband is two rows up from me on a flight down to Florida, and if I told him that I wasn’t going to take my anxiety medicine to help me to be calm on the flight, he would have definitely said … Continue reading Let Us Be
Waiting rooms are the worst. They have the unique ability to actively suck the life out of you even though you are doing nothing but sitting and waiting. The TV options are usually limited and mindless. And if you must go to the DMV, you feel as if you will never escape the dull confines … Continue reading The Waiting Room
Happy Monday! My new post for Candidly Christian is up, but I have had a lot of new subscribers lately, so wanted to share a little bit about myself with you all. My name is Jess, and coffee, chocolate, and pink roses are my love languages. Now since we have covered that, let's get to … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why We Need To Share Our Faith
Each year on New Years Eve, Mike and I go to dinner, and discuss 4 things to pray for as a family, and individually through out the year. Then at the end of the year we reflect on how God has answered our prayers. Deciding on what to pray for in 2019 was hard. We … Continue reading Because…
It was a test, and it was a test I was failing. If I thought I was being tested before, it was nothing compared to what was coming. A few months ago, I put in a proposal for an online conference for moms for a message I wante to share on how to be a … Continue reading New Year, New Beginnings
Santa is a struggle at our house. We don't teach our children about the commercialized Santa Clause. However, in the world we live in, Santa is everywhere. So we need to talk about him. The day after Christmas, we were talking about the North Pole, and Charlie told me that Santa lived there. I responded … Continue reading My Finest Mommy Moment
I said in Friday's blog that I wasn't really into the Christmas season this year. The things that I have usually enjoyed doing, haven't brought the enjoyment that it usually has. I am usually the one who likes Christmas movies (the Hallmark, and Lifetime ones...go ahead make fun of me), the ribbons, bows, etc. And … Continue reading The Story of the Deer: The Heart of Christmas
My husband called me out on it, more than once, I might add. I haven't really been in the Christmas spirit. My nights are usually filled with watching Hallmark Christmas movies, and I can't even get through one with my favorite Hallmark actress, and actor (Torrey Devitto... also known as crazy nanny Carrie, and Chad Michael Murray. Yes I am a One Tree Hill fan). In a way I feel weary...
How many of you get flustered with Christmas shopping... or decorating for Christmas... or all of the things that you have to do that come with the season? Today I am sharing 2 ways to get our joy back this Christmas season.