Towels of gratitude.

Today as I was folding the laundry, I was overwhelmed with gratitude. You see, I have the same chores every single day. The same routine, the same house to clean, the same long list of things that need to be done. It never ends because as I finish one task, there is another to begin. As I was folding that towel, I thanked God for the little bodies that use...

Feeling discouraged.

I hesitate to write a blog post like this. I even shudder at the idea of pressing “publish” and getting my words out there. I hesitate for several reasons — because I don’t want to seem ungrateful or complaining. I don’t want to disappoint my family members who read this. I don’t want to trigger a bunch of negative backlash. It’s just that I can’t hold these feelings in anymore....

I have been called to serve my family. I mean, really.

(Photo courtesy of miss pupik on flickr) Do you ever feel under-appreciated? I’ll admit I do. I often feel like I run the same race every day. Maybe we all feel that way? I read recently that being a parent feels like you’ll never get an A+ again, and often I feel that way. I wash clothes all day long to see my husband dispose of his on our closet floor...