I am not made of glass
nor candle sticks
my back is no garden wall of flowers
Close your eyes
swept away by baby kisses Continue reading “This is Motherhood”
This week I’ve been battling a problem that I know I cannot solve on my own. Not an ailment or financial woes — just this longing to be nearer to those I love.
I tell myself, think logically. Be patient. Have faith. Continue reading “3 Nuggets of Wisdom to Help You Fight Your Battles”
Some days are a crushing weight
on my shoulders
But I am too busy to breathe
too busy to feel sorry
the nights are the hardest
when cluttered thoughts refuse to sleep
But I endure
While Niya naps I am listening to my favourite LDS children’s music and contemplating my blessings. 6 months have passed since I gave birth. 6 amazing, blissful and sometimes stressful months. In both the happy and hard times I’ve seen the hand of the Lord holding me up. I love the humbling and sacred journey only mothers know. I am grateful to be a mom.
Don’t confuse where you are with who you are. Don’t let your circumstances define you.
When trouble comes, when your circumstances make you feel small, tell yourself, “I am bigger than this. Better than this.”
Don’t let life’s blows keep you down. Get up and keep going until you get to where you need to be.
Remember that worrying about the things you can’t control doesn’t make you stronger. Let go.
Keep calm as life takes you places. You might be surprised to find that where you end up is far better than you ever imagined.