Tag: family

40 Days to Mount Hermon – Fasting and Prayer Week 1

My first week was primarily focused on fasting. Beginning with a 21 day sugar detox and changing up my evening routine to focus on reading and an earlier bedtime. The goal was to purge some bad habits so that my mind and body could be more in tune with God and His guidance in all … Continue reading 40 Days to Mount Hermon – Fasting and Prayer Week 1

Frantic February Thoughts

February is turning out to be a crazy month! See the latest on our family's dietary woes HERE. In other news, I am trying to get back on track with an improved diet, exercise, and finally seeing a doctor for the first time since we moved back to California in 2011. Although I am managing … Continue reading Frantic February Thoughts

Writing This Is Like Giving Birth Without Pain Meds!

I gave birth to my first three children without pain medication. My first labor lasted 27 hours, so by the time I could push, I was utterly exhausted. No matter how prepared I thought I was for the  process of labor, there was no way to fully know what I was getting into. However, somehow … Continue reading Writing This Is Like Giving Birth Without Pain Meds!

A Sacrificial Circle of Love

June 2003~ The Beginning of the Unexpected I avoided glancing up at my reflection in the wall-sized mirror, avoiding the truth about to be revealed by the slender plastic wand I would pee on in just a few moments. I washed my hands and avoided eye contact with the pregnancy test as if it were … Continue reading A Sacrificial Circle of Love