Pursuing Happiness

I am only just beginning to realize how important pursuing happiness is.  For years and years I believed that life was supposed to be hard and sad.  I didn’t believe that God cared much about my happiness.  I believed that he cared mostly about making me holy (step by step, by his Spirit, making me… Continue reading Pursuing Happiness

How We Respond to Life Affects Our Children

The other day, there was a roach in our den.  I know – gross.  I tried to pick it up with a paper towel, but it kept slipping out and landing on my hand.  This happened twice and both times I screamed.  This made my 11-month-old son scream, well, cry.  He saw how I was… Continue reading How We Respond to Life Affects Our Children

What I Do When I’m Unmotivated

I woke up today not “in the mood” to tackle the day.  A perfect opportunity to reach for essential oils, right?  Right.  But, though I’m an advocate for essential oil use and though invigorating blend would have been a great go-to for my mood, I decided to handle things differently today. First of all, I… Continue reading What I Do When I’m Unmotivated