• Family,  Motherhood,  Parenting,  Stress

    A Mess too Big to Bless?

    It’s a Monday…again. I knew it was coming back—it does every week. Mondays are like the movie “Groundhog Day” around here. Laundry needs folded, dishes need washed, and even though I recall cleaning the house thoroughly just seven days ago, there is no evidence of that anywhere. I am in my typical Monday-state of rushing from room to room collecting misplaced items to return to their proper homes when I step in something wet as I enter the living room. I take a deep breath before I brave investigating the source of my now-damp sock. “Please don’t be pee,” I say to myself, as I look down to discover a…

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    Welcome to the Salty Sunshine

    Dear Reader, Close your eyes and imagine you are on a beach. Your toes sink into the warm sand as a wave breaks onto the shore. You lean back and feel the warmth of the sun on your face. You take a deep breath of the fresh, salty air that refreshes your soul. That is the salty sunshine, and we hope you find it here. Welcome! We are so glad you are here! Each week, we will have several heartfelt entries from our contributors and hope to have some feature guest contributors sharing with you soon. Please come back often and share your hearts with us in the comments. We…