If there is one area where I’ve been truly blessed in life, it is in friendships. I’ve always made friends easily, which I assume is because I’m willing to be open and vulnerable with people. In return, I attract a lot of open and vulnerable friends. People who are willing to set down the facades and get “real” together. My latest chapter in life that has brought me new friendships is motherhood. I love the quote I’ve seen around at MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) events that says, “Friends don’t let friends mother alone.” Never in my adult life have I needed friends more than this stage of mothering. In one conversation we can bounce between discipline issues and diet failures, poop color and politics, stretch marks and stock prices, bunt cakes and business ventures. My Mom friends aren’t just Moms (who is really), but fascinating, inspiring women with deep convictions, warm hearts and amazing stories. If you’re a regular at FLT, then you’ve met some of my friends, the fellow authors, but this month, I’m inviting you to meet a few more.
“What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it.” C. S. Lewis
These three women you will meet this month are friends that I often talk about my marriage with, along with my passion for all marriages. They’ve help inspire, develop and edit previous topics and posts. And each has their own story to tell. What draws us to share our lives is our common vision for seeking God’s best for our marriages and sharing what He’s revealed to us along the way.
Say “Hi” to my friends, Tarah, Shena and Carre and come back each Tuesday to give them a warm FLT reader welcome!
If you are wondering where I’ll be for the month of October, a new page in my chapter of motherhood is about to be written. I’m expecting my fourth child any day now (the official due date is October 12th) so you can join along with our family and friends as we all patiently wait to see if this will be our fourth boy or first girl!
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