Family, Intentional Living, Parenting

Preparing Older Children for New Baby

Amy / September 2, 2015

Preparing Older Children for New Baby Are you expecting a new little bundle? Being pregnant can bring so many fun and exciting things along with it. The movement of the baby, the shopping for little tiny clothes and the packing of that diaper bag can be such a sweet time. With each one of my babies I enjoyed each step…

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Friendships, Home, Intentional Living, Spiritual health

Mothering in Community

Women are Scary
Amy / July 14, 2015

  Are you Mothering alone?  Perhaps you are working together with your husband, and life in general is going well, but are you as a mother alone?  Do your days consist primarily of you tending to your home and children?  Perhaps you are a working mommy who rushes about working hard to get everything done that is on your to…

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Intentional Living, Spiritual health

Waiting

Amy / May 31, 2015

  Do you take time to listen?  Do you watch daily for what the Lord is doing?  This verse gives me a mental image of one who is actively watching in order to serve.  Like a butler or a lady’s maid who is actively waiting to see what their Lord or Lady would require of them next. I don’t do…

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Home, Intentional Living, Parenting

Ideals, Expectations, and Reality

Amy / May 30, 2015

This morning I woke up with a lot of ideas for the day and expectations on how I would be a perfect mommy. Then the kids woke up. The reality is a bit messier! I cooked grits, eggs, and oatmeal for breakfast thinking it would be a cozy nice breakfast just me and the kids.  Instead it became more along…

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Intentional Living, Parenting

Some Days are Just Hard

Amy / May 11, 2015

Some days are just hard. Some weeks are just hard. Some months are. Just. Hard. Can you relate? Are you going through a difficult time right now? How is your heart in the mess and struggle? My heart often fails when things are hard. My heart is easily discouraged. My heart is easily broken. This week has been a tough…

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Intentional Living, Spiritual health

Well Done…..

Amy / May 4, 2015

Reflections on a life well lived. A Life Well Done. Years ago I met a woman at church. She was very involved in many different ministries of the church and at times I felt like she was in my business a bit too much. I was a junior higher when I first paid attention to this lady. She had a…

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Intentional Living, Spiritual health

Pulling the Weeds of our Hearts

Amy / April 27, 2015

Spring time often gets me thinking about weeds. There seem to be weeds everywhere these days. Here in South Carolina the weeds are popping up constantly. If you simply gaze over a field or yard it looks lovely. The fresh new green that seems to be covering everything. I love that new green color that only seems to appear in…

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