when perze and i had emma, we had to set aside our ministries in church and really focus on our ministry at home, being parents. it’s been a season of being accountable to each other and supporting one another through such challenges in adapting to such a huge responsibility. i’ve talked with a lot of women who’ve been busy with church ministries, who had to also set them aside to give main priority to their babies. some of them were initially bitter that they couldn’t balance both spheres. i have to admit that when you’re taken from all that’s familiar in your sphere of ministries, from working and doing something you passionately work in, and are given the responsibility to minimize all your efforts to just one tiny baby, far away from the excitement of the church activities, you feel out of place. You feel as if you’ve lost a part of yourself, as well as your opportunity to spend time with people you’re ministering to. You’re coerced to now minister to your baby, and all that’s been public has become private. You’re given a ministry that no one sees. At first, upon hearing some women share their honest testimonies […]
so i gave my older sister the black Free People dress cuz personally, although i loved the dress, she looked REALLY pretty in it. I hardly see my sister in dresses, ya- formal dresses, but the Free People is nice cuz you can wear it to formal occasions as well as slightly more casual events. It also matches her personality, nothing too ostentatious, but very feminine. ANYWAYS, to ease a slight loss, I decided to buy a dress for christmas/valentines. What better festive color for Christmas/Vals than RED? Yes, I bought the dress that I’ve had my eye on since summer. I found it on sale, and will make my review upon arrival. hourglass dress Va-va-voom eyelet makes time stand still with a curve-enhancing corset-style bodice. Removable straps Side zip Cotton; cotton lining Dry clean 32"L Imported update review: the dress is beautiful although the color pictured is brighter than the actual dress. the color of the dress is a bit more diluted and dull, yet still has a casual feel to it. It’s very detailed up close, with feminine eyelets, and an X at the waist, giving the illusion of a tighter center. The gathering at the middle is […]
our thanksgiving pictures are up on the twelvesixteen gallery for those who are interested. the fabilas, ababas, and ngs. this was also the first time for samsam to experience his first thanksgiving!
in one of those sheds at the dover train station along the morris & essex line.