My Faith Journey

How I Deal with Discouragement

You know that feeling when you're so frustrated you want to cry? But then you can't because for some reason your eyes insist on staying dry. Instead of tears for an outlet, you form prayers, and¬†fling them upward hoping they'll smack into heaven at some point if you just yell them (inwardly)¬†loud enough. That's frustration,… Continue reading How I Deal with Discouragement

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Homeschooling

Rules I Teach My Children: #1

#1 Eat all your food. I don't always make them eat everything on their plate; for example, if it's way too spicy because I accidentally added too much chile powder, I show compassion and only make them eat half. Most of the time, though, I serve them what I consider a reasonable amount, and require… Continue reading Rules I Teach My Children: #1

My Faith Journey

Challenging Others Without Harassing Them — It’s a Learned Skill

After reading a few of my blog posts, you might fall under the impression that I just love controversy and look for it at every turn. What would it be like to meet me in real life? Would I constantly be badgering you to change your mind about birth control, modesty, headcovering, etc.? Would I… Continue reading Challenging Others Without Harassing Them — It’s a Learned Skill