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May 17, 2005



Congrats on your 6th baby, mumjones. Hopefully this little one here will require less work than the other 5 do.

I am going to show your blog to my Mrs. I think she would really enjoy it. She doesn't blog but she does mom/mum real well. She did so well as a mom that she's about to be promoted to grand-mom! :)

Maybe in reading your blog she too might catch the blog bug & join the revolution!

Again, congratulations on the start of your grand, new adventure.

melissa (mcCleery) brewster

Your words are a balm to my heart... I think that we try so hard to do so much, to have everything in order...

I have such a difficult time trying to balance things- the dishes need to be done, but my kids want me to play with them... and I stammer... and I feel inadequate... and I wonder how other moms do it.

Jesus wants me to just be.

Jesus wants me to love.

And then I stop. I get down on the floor and I play, I color, I sing, and the whole world comes back... I remember why I'm here, at home, doing what I do. I am *not* a housewife, I'm a wife, I'm a mom, I'm a woman.... who I am has nothing to do with my house and everything to do with my home.

Funny how easy it is to lose sight of such basic things.


Beautiful little Melissa, Thinking of you. Even as a child bringing sunlight into the darkest corners and the darkest times. Seeing you with your gentle, godly husband. What a wonderful vision of you as a mother. I remember you as carrying a purity of heart with you. How great that you listen to what your heart is telling you to do with your children that I couldn't imagine looking any less than angelic, but probably a bit more like mischievious little angels on the inside.


This is the first time I've felt brave enough to comment on any site except one of my closest friends blog, despite reading many and enjoying the interactivity of the comments! Thanks for your honesty and I'm glad we new bloggers can share the adventure!


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