Mmmm…sweet potato cake with my dear friend Logan who came to visit!
Most of you know that I have taken the year off blogging and public ministry. Today I thought I’d offer a little update, and then share with you two little happenings, if you will.
First, the update.
Time off has been WONDERFUL.
Glorious, I tell you.
I have been really enjoying my family, my home, my neighbors, and private writing.
But mostly, I have come to see this time as a time of centering. I needed to pretty much quit everything in order to get centered and clear. I’m only four months into my year off, but I can tell you that it is the best thing I could have done. No regrets!
If you feel like you’re going under, or you’re burned out, or you’re not able to give your kiddos the mama they need, I strongly urge you to consider stepping back and getting quiet. I know from experience it can take a long time just to get to a place where you can actually stop for awhile. There are jobs and commitments and on and on it goes. But if you can, or if you’re willing to ask the Lord to help you get to a less stressful place, a more unstuck, “I-want-to-enjoy-my-life-and-my-family-and-not-regret-my-life” place, it’s worth the time and sacrifice.
I am tickled with all the freedom I have right now. Bliss.
But I love writing, and I look forward to the day when I begin here again.
Okay, now for those announcements!
Desperate: Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe is now an audio book! WOO HOO!
This means that if you’re the mama who can’t get a break to read, you can just listen to it while you do what you do!
I am once again a part of the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle! My contribution this year is the Discipleship & Discipline eCourse, my Christmas eBook, More Than Candy, and a brand new resource for those who purchase the bundle through me (a gift for all you sweet readers who keep coming back). Keep scrolling down to learn more. You can get those and a slew of other incredible resources for a ridiculous deal.
The Discipline & Discipleship eCourse alone is $17.99. Throw in Kat Lee’s Blog Planning Kit at $15 or Jolanthe’s Homeschool Planner at $20 and you’re already over the amount of the WHOLE bundle (which happens to be under $30).
With 78 ebooks, 2 eCourses, 2 audio files, and 2 printable packs PLUS over $200 worth of bonus products (like a free art print, DaySpring greeting cards, and more), this bundle is a steal.
Plus, I have a little something for those of you who decide to get the bundle…
My Gift to YOU!
Ever struggle with getting your kids to do their chores? I have a tip for you!
OH! You probably want to know what’s in the bundle, yes? Of course you do! Here’s a nice visual for you (scroll to the bottom for a list and links of all the titles available):
PLUS there are BONUSES!
For all the details, including information on the Mama Tips gift, eBook links and titles, and all the fine print, CLICK HERE.
Remember, this bundle is available for 6 days only, from 8 a.m. (EST) on Wednesday, April 23 to 11:59 p.m. (EST) on Monday, April 28th.
Ahhh, well, that was fun.
It will probably be another long while before I pop up here again, but do consider following me on Instagram because I’M GOING TO LA for the premier of MOM’S NIGHT OUT! I’m not excited or anything. JUST A TAD. Anyway, I’ll be posting pics there.
Love to you all!