Lent and Our Little One

Lent and Our Little One

Last year Lent was an emotional roller coaster for us. We decided to give up meat and go vegetarian. However, a couple days into Lent, I realized I was pregnant. Out of fear of depriving my body of protein during early pregnancy, we started eating meat again. Lent was a new idea to us anyways. It is not a tradition that most churches of Christ practice. A week before Easter we learned that I had a blighted ovum. Easter weekend my body fully committed to the miscarriage. I still remember one of our elders bringing over a white Easter Lily to … Read more…

Practicing Peace

This month’s character trait has been a real challenge for me. First of all, I have a hard time relaxing and being at peace physically unless I feel like I have marked everything off my to-do list–which happens like once in a blue moon! Also, I am a worry wart, or at least I used to be. This is something I have intentionally worked on throughout the year. I have made some positive strides, but some days the worries sneak up and ambush me. Like last night. I had been struggling the past couple days with what I am pretty … Read more…