This morning, as I sit with my coffee growing cold on the nightstand and my baby in my lap, I groggily scroll through social media. I love seeing all the babies and artful photography. The delicious and beautiful food displays. The workout gear. All of it. In the midst of all the fun and lighthearted … Continue reading Being Selfless in a Selfish World
As I sit here, another morning in bed feeding and snuggling my 8 week old, I look down to see my sweet baby girl staring and smiling at me and I feel an overwhelming sense of peace and purpose. Though the days of a newly minted stay-at-home mom can feel monotonous, I am particularly overcome … Continue reading SAHM Thoughts
Yeah, yeah, yeah - everyone is scribbling their list of New Year's Resolutions, hoping 2018 will bring with it newfound talents, money, travel, etc. We tell ourselves "this year will be different!" But, often we fall back into the same bad habits that haunt us year after year. I blame the lack of growth and … Continue reading Three Things to Let Go of in 2018 (And Three Things to Adopt)
Happy Saturday! It finally feels like Fall after some unseasonably warm weather we've had over here in Cleveland. I even have my pumpkin candles burning this morning - my favorite. Today I wanted to share a few bible verses that I love and help to reassure me when I feel I'm starting to lose my … Continue reading Five Biblical Reasurrances for Worldy Emotions
Got you with that title, huh? I'm not referencing the absence of God - God is never absent. I'm talking about the war on Christianity we're currently facing in America. I was watching the news this morning, and saw another story about a football coach who was suspended for praying after every game. Seriously? I'm … Continue reading Where Has God Gone?
Morning, everyone! We have been crazy busy over at the Nockengust house. Late spring is always a whirlwind of events for us, and I am working on getting better at allowing myself time for the hobbies I enjoy, even when we are busy (hint: time management post coming soon), but it truly is hard when … Continue reading Spread the Word