Thoughts on Rejoicing Despite Change

With this topic assignment, I knew I could write a short piece about caterpillars and their clichéd transformation into beautiful butterflies, but this concept really has a lot more to unpack. There is no denying 2020 has been full of changes! Some were expected, many were not, and all have been viewed through the eyesContinue reading “Thoughts on Rejoicing Despite Change”

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References from Jennifer’s Talk, Sept 28

MOMents of Remembrance: Rejoicing in God’s Goodness Through Seasons of ChangeJennifer Bateman, September 2020 Questions: In 2020 what changes did you make by your choice and what changes were thrust upon you?   Looking back with the benefit of 20/20 hindsight, where did you see God working boldly and quietly in your life during this time?Continue reading “References from Jennifer’s Talk, Sept 28”

Reflections on Lamentations 3: 21-23

What a fitting verse for us this year, as we all have either experienced or known others who have endured grief from being isolated, sorrow from sickness, pain from losing loved ones, or faced fears in uncertainties, etc… BUT GOD! That is my favorite part!!! 🙂 What hope we have in His steadfast love, mercy,Continue reading “Reflections on Lamentations 3: 21-23”

Pantry Clean Out

Supplies Kitchen tools such as bowls, strainers, measuring cups and spoons, spatulas, and whisks Items you plan to get rid of from the pantry, like expired protein powder or brewers yeast (lactation cookies, anyone?) Other ingredients you can spare like a bit of salt, a spice you never use, some oats, ground flaxseed, etc.  WaterContinue reading “Pantry Clean Out”

References from Kristi’s Talk on Sept 14

The Bible Project: Lamentations Book References None Like Him by Jen Wilkin In His Image by Jen Wilkin New Morning Mercies by Paul David Tripp His Word in My Heart by Janet Pope The Story of Redemption Bible Count Your Blessings from White Christmas: VERSES 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24  Now may the God of peace HimselfContinue reading “References from Kristi’s Talk on Sept 14”

Thoughts on Lamentations 3:21-23

“There is nothing new under the sun.” Sometimes I marvel at the truth of this simple phrase. As I was reading through the book of Lamentations and understanding the time it was written, I was reminded that the prophet *Jeremiah wrote this after his precious city of Jerusalem had been destroyed along with many ofContinue reading “Thoughts on Lamentations 3:21-23”

Pom-Pom-palooza

Supplies: Pom-pomsCupcake pan or egg cartonKid-friendly tongs, tweezers, spoons, etc. This is a super simple, tried and true activity that ought to buy you enough time to enjoy a hot cup of coffee (or join your discussion group) in peace. Simply provide your kiddo with a cupcake pan (metal or silicone work great), some kidContinue reading “Pom-Pom-palooza”

Thoughts on Community & Motherhood

As a new year of MOMents begins, I find myself feeling a bit nostalgic. Well, let’s be real, I find myself thinking longingly about the past a lot these days. Do you remember when you could just call up a friend, any friend at all, and plan a playdate without having to do a cost-benefitContinue reading “Thoughts on Community & Motherhood”