Give us this day our daily bread. There was once a time in my life that these words were foreign to me. Words that had to be learned before I exchanged vows in a church, in front of a God I didn't yet know. Words in a prayer that Jesus taught us to pray. … Continue reading Daily Bread
The gut feeling. The nudge. The curiosity. The stirring in your soul that makes you just a tad fearful about what's in store. It's persistent and unrelenting. You daydream about it, and try to push it away, but you can't hide. It's a whisper that urges you to step out in faith, and trust God with… Continue reading The Whisper Before the Call
After a week of indulging in food, pool time, and relaxation with my girl, we finally arrived home after a 13 hour drive from Texas. I had just spent several days at the Magnolia Silos in Waco, with promises to myself to return with a refreshed heart, full of grace, and a loving attitude. The… Continue reading I Am Not Enough
We are all friends here right? We can share our thoughts and ideas and not face judgment or ridicule? Ok good, because what is coming might ruffle some feathers. Perfectly Backwards is a personal space that I come to dump my thoughts in hopes that maybe someone out there can relate, and then we can… Continue reading Eve, Put Down the Apple
There is nothing more "Perfectly Backwards" than the lost art of the family meal. Can we just park here for a minute? I want to acknowledge that some of us may not have such fond memories of family dinner. Maybe that seemed like the most tense part of the day, maybe it often was met… Continue reading Making Time For Family Dinner
Ugh...I remember so vividly the horrors of middle school. Bad haircuts, boy crushes, and zero self confidence. I didn't sleep for days after being teased about my knock off designer jeans and my target brand patent leather tennis shoes with the black lace ties. Not to mention the fact that I never knew if I… Continue reading Middle School Is Hard Enough
What age do you think is appropriate for a child to have a cell phone? I like to think of this blog as a place where us mamas can sit down over a cup of coffee and ask the hard questions...like this one. If you have school age kids, and you have mama friends, you… Continue reading Is My Elementary Schooler Ready For a Cell Phone?