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
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
I know all too well the tailspin that ensues when you are seriously pondering the idea of homeschooling your children. So many questions, so many worries, and where will we find the time to take this on? Take a deep breath, and remind yourself that as of 2016, more than 1.7 million children in the… Continue reading 5 Things To Do NOW If You’re Thinking About Homeschooling
We had a birthday last week in our house! Angel boy turned 12 years old, which means we have officially spent just as many birthdays with him as without. He was still at his first foster home on his 7th birthday, but that was the day I came home from his birthday party thinking "that… Continue reading Hospitality At Home
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?