Fathers and Sons

My life revolves around building blocks and sticky hands, plastic cars and before-bed giggles, snack time sweets and wind-up trains, and days and nights immersed in the mind of a just turned two year old. Since my son was born I have been exploring this role called ‘mother’, trying to seek out my way, stumbling often, frustrated often, but always aware of the huge blessing and huge responsibility that comes wrapped up in the tiny package of my little boy. I want for him all the good that … [Read more...]

Roadblocks to Mercy

If He opens a door for you, thereby making Himself known, pay no need if your deeds do not measure up to this. For, in truth, He has not opened it for you but out of a desire to make Himself known to you. (from the Hikam) Since becoming a mother I’ve started to appreciate the incredible blessing of free time.  (Or, as they say, “you don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone”:P)  Busy with daily responsibilities, it’s almost impossible to maintain the same level of focus … [Read more...]