Category: faith

What Jesus Feeding the 5,000 Taught Me About Fostering

What Jesus Feeding the 5,000 Taught Me About Fostering

We haven’t been fostering for very long. Our first placement came to stay with us in December 2017 and left the following November. Of course, that’s the goal of foster care – to help keep families together by providing the guidance and resources necessary to make that happen… But it doesn’t make life any easier […]

Posted June 7, 2019 by Jess C. in faith, foster care / 1 Comment

So much hate.

One of the advantages to not having cable or regular television is that I don’t have a single news channel.  (To be completely honest, I seldom watched the news when I had access to it because it was generally depressing and made me feel small and powerless. ) Unfortunately, my not watching the news doesn’t […]

Posted June 17, 2016 by Jess C. in faith, Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Note to Self: You're failing miserably at…

So I basically suck at blogging. If you found this blog when I started it last summer, then you may have noticed that I went from posting almost daily to  being almost eerily silent.  You may have also noticed that I’ve occasionally changed a background or something, but haven’t bothered to even post a quick “hey […]

Note to Self: It's OKAY, just breathe.

So the bathroom I told you all about last week is still not done.   I’ve ran into quite a bit of unexpected issues…  the latest of which, I’m pretty sure almost caused a nervous breakdown. Our house was built in the 1950’s so there are a lot of things that were made sometime before my […]

Posted October 5, 2015 by Jess C. in faith, family, Remodeling / 0 Comments

How Can I Keep My Sanity and Enjoy My Life? By A Power Outside of My Own.

Warning:  Today’s post is not going to be funny or upbeat.  I’m about to be serious (for once). Mauerbauertraurigkeit – n. the inexplicable urge to push people away, even close friends who you really like. I saw this word on my Twitter feed today. My husband and I were sitting at the table this morning talking about […]

Posted September 18, 2015 by Jess C. in about me, faith, family / 0 Comments