Tag: Family

When Mother’s Day Hurts

Of all the days we celebrate, Mother’s Day is easily the hardest for me. With my own mother over 2000 miles (and several time zones) away, and no children of my own, it’s a day I look forward to about as much as baby showers and tooth extractions. I’ll never forget sitting in church one […]

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Of Barrenness and Being Complete

Apparently, this week is National Infertility Awareness Week. According to the National Infertility Association, 1 in 8 women have trouble getting pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy. And I am one of those. It’s not something I talk about very much, but I’ve been encouraged by my sister-in-law’s example to start sharing more of my story […]

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Intercession: Family Time

Valentine’s Day — love it or hate it? I may be married, but I’m not crazy about all the romantic-hoopla that retail stores try to throw at us. I never buy cards, I make my own. I don’t usually buy gifts for my husband, I make my own. And we don’t always go out for […]

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Five Minute Friday: Home

And once again, Friday rolls around and brings with it a chance to write freely for five minutes. Funny, but it seems like last Friday wasn’t really a whole week ago… just been one of those weeks, I guess. Anyway, today’s prompt from Five Minute Friday is…. HOME I’m collecting homes. At least, that’s what […]

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Family

This past weekend I had the opportunity to spend some time at the Scottish Games, which took place on a beautiful college campus about an hour away from home. It was amazing. I trace my Scottish heritage through my Dad’s side of the family (his Mom was part of the Buchanan and Maclean clans). And, […]

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Five Minute Friday: Motherhood

Time for another prompt from Five Minute Friday: motherhood should come with… I am not a mother (yet). Maybe, hopefully, one day I will have the joy of being called Mommy, but not right now. So considering that, and recognizing that Mother’s Day is this Sunday, I am going to take a slightly different route […]

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