a vocation is like a hamburger

Marriage, motherhood

I’ve been thinking about vocations lately. And I think that a vocation is like a hamburger. Yes, a hamburger. The vocation, in my case marriage, is the burger and I guess God is the bun holding me in. The bun and patty alone together is good. But, there are other parts that can be added […]

May 30, 2010



Mother’s are made of hugs and kisses, giggles and raspberries, it’s true. But they’re also made of tantrums and whining, throw-up and poopy diapers, sassy know-it-all back-talkers and selective-hearing little monkeys.
This is what it is though, and it is my life. So I’ve got to just suck it up and keep running.

May 12, 2010

Life is but a dream


Every now and then, while my daughter is at school or playing on her own and my middle son is playing with her or resting quietly, I get to steal precious moments with just my baby and me. He’s 6 months now, probably 7 by the time I actually get to post this. If this […]

May 1, 2010

“Giving it all away”


Want vs. Calling part II A few weeks ago I saw an ad for a watercolor painting class. It was to be held in the local botanical gardens and was for beginners, like myself, and was only $45 for 3 hours for 3 Saturdays. I imagined myself surrounded by the beautiful spring flowers with the […]

April 5, 2010

Expectations and forgivness


My baby really dislikes driving in the car. I was on my way home from a longer trip to a good friend’s house and he just was not going to calm down or fall asleep. I needed to be home in time for my daughter’s arrival from school so I had to keep going. He […]

March 24, 2010