A Compliment for Mommy

Posted by Jennifer under Just Life, Parenting (No Respond)

The other day as I was helping my tots get into their snow clothes to go outside to play {for all too short a time before coming in to get undressed because it’s cold}, Chloe looked at me and said, Mommy, my favorite thing about you is your face. It’s beautiful because it always has […]

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Peace Without Guilt

Posted by Jennifer under Faith, Parenting (No Respond)

When Isaac was admitted to the NICU at the hospital in a neighboring city, we didn’t know how long he would be there. I wasn’t breastfeeding because he didn’t have the stamina for bottle or breast. I was pumping and he was fed through a tube. I felt that I needed to be with him. […]

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Peace in My Relationships

Posted by Jennifer under Keeper of Home, Marriage, Parenting (No Respond)

source Does it really matter in the long run? How important is this to me? I’ve been mentally asking myself these questions and choosing peace over confrontation more often. I’m trying to be more patient. I’m trying to say yes more often; to embrace the day. I want to inspire, encourage and love! I want […]

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Peace in My Relationships

Posted by Jennifer under Faith, Keeper of Home, Marriage, Parenting (No Respond)

source Does it really matter in the long run? How important is this to me? I’ve been mentally asking myself these questions and choosing peace over confrontation more often. I’m trying to be more patient. I’m trying to say yes more often; to embrace the day. I want to inspire, encourage and love! I want […]

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Peace with Myself

Posted by Jennifer under Faith, Keeper of Home (2 Responds)

Source I’m not always happy with myself. How about you? Oh, I’m not talking about the fact that I am never happy with my hair {a whole other story}. I’m talking about inside me. I have a tendency to want to do it all; to have expectations of myself that are too lofty or unrealistic. […]

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Peace With God

Posted by Jennifer under Faith (No Respond)

Source With each decision I make, big or small, I want to remember that His opinion matters; that it is the only opinion that matters! My time, my resources, my all – is given to me as a gift from Him. I want to please the Lord above all else. But sometimes I forget that. […]

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Choose Peace

Posted by Jennifer under Faith, Keeper of Home, Marriage, Parenting (3 Responds)

Source Last month, as I reflected on 2011, mentally reviewed my accomplishments, failures and re-evaluated my priorities and pondered the upcoming year, it was as if the Lord audibly whispered, “choose peace”. I’ve mulled that over while I washed dishes, folded laundry, and tried to fall asleep at night. How can I choose peace? My […]

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