Becoming a mom has changed my perspective on a lot of things this year. I always knew that moms had a hard job, but this year I felt that in a very real way! Suddenly I could identify with so many things that I had never understood before—like how hard it is to get to church on a Sunday morning when your baby’s sleep patterns don’t match the church’s service schedule!
There are a lot of times when I question and doubt whether or not I have heard from God. But then there are also times when I feel certain. Every once in a while, God speaks to my heart in just such a way that I can’t deny the divine nature of the message.
It’s the time of year when, at least in my world, everything is starting up again. As I wrote about on September 1st, this gives me a natural opportunity to have a fresh start. To reboot my system and refresh my sense of calling and purpose. And I feel like I have been doing just … Continue reading Time to Turn it Up!
Today is the day of my big event, and the question at this point is always “am I ready?” In some ways the answer is always no. There is always something more I could have done. There is always a carnival game I could have tweaked to make better, something more visually appealing I could … Continue reading ‘Break A Leg!’
For most people, Sunday is a day of rest. It is a day to spend time with family and to regroup before heading back to work the next day. It is the final day of the weekend, and your last chance to enjoy a few moments of solitude before jumping into another busy week. Sundays … Continue reading Sunday in the Life of a KidMin Director
Today I took a few moments to reflect on—and bask in—an amazing change that has taken place in my world over the past few years. For those of you who don’t know me well, let me start by telling you a little bit about what I do. I am the Director of Children and Family … Continue reading Massive Upgrade: Letting Others Lighten Your Load
I can admit that I definitely have the upper hand when it comes to appreciating Monday’s—and today maybe more so than ever. While most people are starting their week back at work, I am finally enjoying a much needed break after the insanity of Sunday! I work in a church and run a children’s program … Continue reading Thank God it’s Monday!