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Leila Tualla

Being uncomfortable in our faith

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I was wonderfully invited to join a Mom’s group at my friend’s church. I’ve been having headaches the past few days and Ellie’s is still recovering from her sickness and Ro reminded me that he was deep in the “terrible two…

Pray for my faith

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My husband has been out for over a week and he took my laptop. I know it’s a terrible excuse to say I’m not writing my book but the truth is that I had written one of my characters as…

I am with them

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I turned on the news, and an image of a beautiful and seemingly put together woman had committed suicide. I don’t know anything about her, nor do I own any of her handbags, but I cried. By mid-morning, the news…

Acceptance

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I’m reading a book called ‘The Happiness Project’ by Getchen Rubin. Overall, I think I’m happy. I’m blessed that I get to stay home and raise my children, on my husband’s income that supports a family of four. We are…

Motherhood and Identity

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I’m taking this online workshop called, “Excavating Motherhood in/through Art.” It’s been a lovely few weeks getting to know more about who I am as a mother and a writer. We recently went over our identities. Can we be “good”…

Fixing our eyes on Jesus

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In a world where we tend to overshare everything on social media and blogs, can we ever go back to living a life “off the grid” or privately? And if we can, is it even possible? I blog because I have…

He heals the brokenhearted

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Right before the holidays, I texted a mama friend who was expecting her little baby boy. I was ready to congratulate her, breathe in the newborn smell and marvel at which parent he looks like the most. What I got…

Trusting in the wait

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Proverbs 16:3  Commit to the Lord whatever you do,     and he will establish your plans.   Those that know me know that I’m not the most patient person. I have to know what’s going on ahead of time so…

How we Love

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The more I think about God, Heaven, and what it truly means to be a follower, the more I fall short, and come up completely empty. Maybe I’ve exhausted the possibility of searching for what it truly means, or maybe…

Back to the Basics

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I have been in some kind of funk lately. Some days are harder to bear with just a toddler and I. Other days, I wonder what I’m doing just being a stay at home mom. I’ve been wondering about my…