Our most "backwards" decision to date by far, was the choice to home-school 2 of our kids. I have always been the mom that thought it was a great concept, but never thought I had the wiring to make a good home-school mom. Not patient enough, smart enough, and let's be honest...too selfish. I enjoyed… Continue reading Our Backwards Decision To Homeschool
Have you ever found yourself looking at your kids, wondering how they have managed to become such lovely people? I’m not talking about simply growing up … I’m talking straight up, how on EARTH have they turned out not just normal…but lovely. Kind. Compassionate. Loving. Sure, they have equally not so lovely sides as well, but… Continue reading Grace Fills the Gaps
I LOVE Mondays. I know...weird. I also love mornings, new months, fresh seasons, back to school and New Years. Are you catching on here? This morning, after waking up dreading a much needed workout, I decided to go for a walk instead. Although I am not one that finds the thrill in exercise, I do… Continue reading Fresh Beginnings
The word “backwards” begs you to think in a linear way, and often times has a negative connotation attached to it. But when living a life centered on Jesus, it’s not backwards at all. It’s peaceful and satisfying. Although being obedient to a calling in your life may not be easy, and in fact may… Continue reading Bold Obedience
Below is journal entry written in May of 2016, amidst a season of life that was suffocating. I look back now to see that it was the beginning of a journey... Obedience. This has been my theme for a while now, but here is what I don’t understand. Obedience is always followed by blessings, it… Continue reading Clearing the Clutter
The vision of Perfectly Backwards is building a community of women like me, who find themselves exhausted by the never ending pressures of this world. We hear whispers deep in our souls that dare us to turn around, and run back to Jesus. We crave His ways knowing they’re better than ours. We humbly pray… Continue reading Perfectly Backwards?