Wednesdays with Jillene: remember to forget

Isaiah had forgotten as usual to brush his teeth before heading to bed tonight. In exasperation I said, “Why do I always have to remind people to do things they have to do everyday?” Isaiah immediately quipped, “Does anyone ever have to give you a reminder to forget?” Me (with the instantaneous weight of truth hitting … Continue reading Wednesdays with Jillene: remember to forget

Wednesdays with Jillene: I’ll take an order of patience with a side of humility…

It sure would be nice to find a drive through where you could order a super-sized portion patience. What about a vending machine that could offer an afternoon get-me-through-the-day-booster of humility? Could Amazon Prime send me  a little of that... I can see I’m running low. Bonus on the free two-day shipping for that one, … Continue reading Wednesdays with Jillene: I’ll take an order of patience with a side of humility…

Wednesdays with Jillene: I don’t think I could do it…

"Mom, you know there are people who can't see. I mean, like, they are blind." "Yes..." "But, I mean... like they won't ever see." "I know what you're talking about Isaiah. Why is this so shocking to you today?" "Well... its just that... I can't even handle walking around the house with my eyes closed. I don't like … Continue reading Wednesdays with Jillene: I don’t think I could do it…

Mothers Day 2018: on the verge of the most obvious thing (that I never saw coming)

I need to share this picture with you. Are you ready for it? Not sure I'm ready, but I'll do it anyway. This is me. Me with the first baby that made me a momma. By no means was he the last, there were many more to come. But that first baby holds a special … Continue reading Mothers Day 2018: on the verge of the most obvious thing (that I never saw coming)