Guest Post – My Mom {Terri Puett}

Happy Mother's Day! Today I am very excited to share my mom with you. She encouraged in me a love of reading and words, and she is solely responsible for my latest creative endeavor: knitting. To add to the things we have in common, yesterday she graduated with her (second) Bachelor's Degree from the same … Continue reading Guest Post – My Mom {Terri Puett}

Five Minute Friday: Motherhood Should Come With…

These pure and spontaneous pleasures are "patches of Godlight" in the woods of our experience. {C.S. Lewis, Letters to Malcolm} Five Minute Fridays have become "patches of Godlight" for me. In 5 minutes I tap-tap-tap out my spontaneous response to Lisa-Jo's prompt, and then leave it there for you; pure, raw and unedited. Reading how others … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Motherhood Should Come With…

Unraveling

I've turned into my mother. No. Seriously. I have. She is never without her knitting. Except when she's at church, because God convicted her about knitting in church. Not because she wasn't paying attention -- it actually helps her to pay better attention -- but because she was worried about being a distraction for others. … Continue reading Unraveling

My Mom

My mom reads my blog every day...in fact, I frequently write posts wondering how she'll react or what she'll think. Not once has she commented, and I doubt she ever will. Her comments come at 5:30 PM as she's driving home from work. That's when she's bored and she calls me to check in. This … Continue reading My Mom