I never intended to become a writer. It was one of those happy providences that I never saw coming. Amidst the lonely, and (crazily) quiet first year of motherhood, I began a blog and somewhere along the way found that I loved sharing my passion for the glorious gospel of Jesus Christ with other women through the written word. Over the years, writing has become a huge part of my life and my desire to spend focused time on it has grown.
Yet, there are many, many days when my passion for writing must take a back seat to my primary responsibility and calling as a mother to four children. And now that I am beginning the time consuming and labor-intensive job of homeschooling, the priority of writing has been even further downgraded. In all of these pursuits--raising children, educating said children, and writing--I am forced to constantly check and recheck my motivations, seeking to ensure that I am prioritizing what is most important. I must endeavor to bring my desires and passions before God and ask him to direct me in what I pursue first and with the most energy...Read More