Ben & I had an awesome morning together with great conversation. Soon after eating, he left to drop off packages at the post office. I was crawling under our table picking up things that fell off the table from the kids, and as soon as the door closed behind him, I unconsciously burst into tears. I sat underneath our dining room table and cried an ugly cry for twenty whole minutes. What a sight that was.
So there I was, alone. Under my table. Hysterical. Clearly, I was doing
Something I’ve Noticed: 100% of the time when meeting someone new, I get first am asked “so, what does your husband do?” From everyone. And by everyone, I’m talking’ people who have no idea who I am, definitely including people who have nothing to do with my or any religious community, too. All while passing by or ignoring or not considering or asking about my aspirations and passions and goals. I can count on my hands how many times I’ve been asked how my work is going, HA!
[Don’t feel like reading? Scroll down for the video version] I am not a typical “Mormon mom,” although I’m not really sure what that means, anyways. I never dreamed of being a mom. I’ve never even held a baby until my first, Gracie, was born. [you can read how I didn’t want to be a mom & what changed, here.] I can count on 1 hand how many times I’ve cooked dinner, I’m terrible at it. I don’t desire a ton of kids, I’d be happy with just the 2 I have now. I work full time and B
Things have been hard for me for a bit and I don’t see it ending quite yet. You know when you’re so exhausted your body hurts and you forget how to do life? And you’re SO tired that everything seems hard and sucky an d it’s like a downward spiral of a mess?
Most days I find blessings and things to laugh at within my personal trial, but then some days—like yesterday— I.crumble. I cry. I break down. I become overwhelmed with burden and am dragging with the thought of all the t
I hope you feel empowered with exactly who you are.
Because with God, you have ALL the power.
Absolutely never forget who you are & Whose you are.
Absolutely never forget that you have divinity inside of you.
Your God, a perfect creator who crafted worlds without number felt the need to create & perfectly craft YOU.
Needed. Wanted. Essential.
Our perfect creator created you perfectly.
That is the reality. That is power. You have a God— who is yours, who never leaves yo