Faith&Spirituality, Identity, Motherhood, Writing Sample

Claim This Moment

"'My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me” —2 Corinthians 12:9 What does being a Homemaker mean? Before having kids, that’s all I wanted: that simplistic yet demanding life of… Continue reading Claim This Moment

Faith&Spirituality, Identity, Motherhood, Writing Sample

The Better Part: A Mother’s Perspective on Slowing Down and Being Still

“Now as they went on their way, he entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. She had a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to what he was saying. But Martha was distracted by her many tasks; so she came to him and… Continue reading The Better Part: A Mother’s Perspective on Slowing Down and Being Still

Faith&Spirituality, Identity, Motherhood

Finding Confidence in Christ’s Call

Two years ago… It was night, and I had been sleeping for quite some time. My slumber was the quiet, eventless sort, void of any imagined things, people or events. Then suddenly, a man shouted my name, “VANESSA!” I remember shooting up fast in bed, my heart pounding, my husband still asleep, and responding—kid you… Continue reading Finding Confidence in Christ’s Call