Author: Em@sixtimesgrace

Wait for It

Patience has never been my strongest trait. In this season of life I am often gripped by an irresistible urge to just get away. Where? Just somewhere where I can have a different purpose...

Jesus is the Hope

The word of God boldly proclaims a future, a hope for all of us. Those promises look wonderful in greeting cards and inspirational memes. But when tragedy strikes without warning, do those promises stand?...

Snake in a Rose Bush

This morning I woke to discover a swarm of fire ants attacking my pump and the bottle from last night. Made me quite stabby. Fire ants need to meet their end. Right now. With...

He Is Risen

Happy (belated) Easter! He is risen. (You say) He is risen, indeed! We attempted to go to the 8:30am service. Yeah. That didn’t happen. It’s okay. You can laugh. After frantically picking through 476...

Got Chicks?

We got our baby chicks on April 7. They were hatched on that Wednesday, so they are almost two weeks old. They grow SO fast. It seems every day they sprout new feathers and...

Time

Sometimes you have to break. You’ve been running, pushing, pulling, struggling to do all the things. Sometimes when you are trying to give your 7 month old baby Advil (because he’s a teething monster)...

Green Thumb

Life carries on. Nothing out of the ordinary. But there’s a quiet beauty in that. My big girls helped me plant some tomatoes, yellow peppers, mint, onions, cucumbers, basil, cantaloupe, and strawberries in containers. I’ve never...

Stank Face 

This is the face I make now when I open my closet: (Courtesy Giphy.com) Behold, the stank face. Good news: Dead rodents. Bad news: Dead rodents still in the attic. The pest control man...

Of Mice and Lawn Tractors

We’ve been here in our new home for two weeks now. And I love it here. I love that I can look out the back window and see all the way to the tree line....

What Size Are You?

That conversation would go something like this: Random person: What size do you wear? Me: Leggings? Leggings are glorious. They’re even more glorious when you’re at that awkward post pregnancy stage where you’re too...