Recently I was reading in 1 Peter, and noticed a verse I'd never noticed before. This passage in chapter 3 is so well-known: "Likewise, Wives be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives, when… Continue reading Fearless Women; Submission in a post-modern era.
Some days all God is calling us Mothers to do is ignore the checklist and cuddle your child. At the end of the day the dust will wait, the dishes will have their opportunity, the phone calls can be returned; but these moments that are so fleeting, so irretrievable, more precious than gold or silver… Continue reading Called to Love
It's about time. I feel as though I've been in limbo for the past 10 months before Aurora was born. 10 months before her birthday, in October of 2017, my husband and I had a normal routine in our lovely apartment and life was predictable. Then we decided to move, and at the same time… Continue reading Discovering a New Normal
What a busy summer it's been, and how it's flown by! Sitting here rocking slowly back and forth on my nursery glider, I am struck by how quickly life moves, and how grateful I am for all that has transpired to bring me to where I am today, on my rocker, in my baby's nursery,… Continue reading Pitman Chronicles
Shame (Noun): a painful emotion caused by consciousness of guilt, shortcoming, or impropriety. Worthy (Adjective): having worth or value. Shame is a feeling that I am quite familiar with. There are many reasons to experience shame, some of them understandable (I won't say that shame is ever appropriate. At least not for the child of God), some of… Continue reading The Compassion of Christ, and Self Worth