Hard-to-Smile Joy

I love the holiday season. For me, it evokes memories of baking cookies, playing Christmas cassette tapes (*gasp*), putting lights around the house with my dad, decorating the tree…and spending every other day vacuuming the fallen pine needles from the carpet. There were Christmas parties and paper snowflakes and gingerbread men to be frosted, there … More Hard-to-Smile Joy

A Matter of Fat

Yes, I wrote “fat”. No, it was not a typo. It’s been awhile since I’ve blogged about issues of self-image and self-worth and how they often revolve around one’s body type or weight. At least, they did for me. Being married has demolished some ugly lies I believed about myself, and being pregnant, well, being … More A Matter of Fat

Exercising Humility

Or perhaps I should call it, “Exercising in Humility”. You decide. Either way, exercising as a seven-month-old pregnant lady is a funny thing. I am carrying purely in the front, and if you were to watch me from behind (but please don’t, ’cause that’s just creepy!) you couldn’t tell that I was expecting. Anyway, since … More Exercising Humility

Back to Pink

One of the things I appreciate about God is that He always keeps life interesting, be it the changing of earthly seasons or the changing and upgrading (hopefully!) in our spiritual maturity. Every day is different from the one before. This month claimed my final day as a “working woman” outside the home. With a … More Back to Pink