Let’s get this party started!

Ultimate Blog Party 2012

Welcome everyone from the 2012 Ultimate Blog Party!

About me:

Hi, I’m Becky, it’s nice to meet you.  Pull up a chair and stay awhile.  We’ve got lots to talk about!

I guess I should tell you a little bit about myself.  I’m a work at home mom.  I was supposed to be a stay at home mom but as a minister there are always vacancies and situations that need you so I’ve found that I am working more than I thought I would.  I love it.  Having the flexibility to be home and keep my hand in has been a real blessing to me and I am grateful for all the opportunities that have come my way.

The blog has given me a voice during a season of my life when I really felt like I had lost it.  I left congregational ministry because I needed to be with my son who was born with a Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.  We expected that he would need a large amount of care and that there might be complications following his surgery but he is our walking miracle and I feel so blessed that he is as healthy as he is.

Right now we are at a turning point in our family.  We face the questions of more children, work away from home and where God is calling us.  I don’t know what lies ahead but I believe that God will lead us where he wants us to go.  When I left my position I thought I was leaving ministry and in the end discovered that you cannot leave, it follows you!  This is my ministry for the moment.  A blog full of ideas and recipes.  A place where God is found in the everyday.  I hope you stay and look around.

Thanks for dropping by!

Things I love:

  • God
  • My boys (wonderful husband and fantastic son!)
  • Family and Friends
  • Cooking
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • my iPad
  • Coffee {I think I love Coffee a little too much!}

Things I tolerate:

  • Exercise

If you’re looking for me you can find me on Twitter at: Beckyinreallife
I’m also found on Facebook here: From Ministry to Motherhood

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20 responses to “Let’s get this party started!

  1. Hi Becky!

    I’m stopping by from the Party! And, I’m glad I did. Praying for peace and joy in your journey and in your decisions.

    ~Heidi

  2. Howdy! Swingin’ on by from the UBP12! It’s an interesting transition from full time ministry to balancing it with motherhood for sure. I can relate. I read a neat book called The Ministry of Motherhood and I really enjoyed it. Maybe you would enjoy it as well. Maybe you’ve already read it. Either way, nice to meet you here! Looking forward to following your journey!

  3. Ha! I love the thing you tolerate! lol! Hopping over from UBP12! The book Regina mentions sounds good!!! We love a lot of the same things as well- nice to meet you!

    • I should love exercise but I’m not quite there yet!!! I do love what it does for me. I’m pleased to meet you as well. Thanks for stopping by! 🙂

  4. glendachilders

    Your life sounds full and sweet. And I love coffee, too.
    I am hopping over from UBP. Happy party week.

    Fondly,
    Glenda
    #84

  5. Awww, I love the personality you give through your writing. Very nice to “know” you and I’ll be back for more!!! 🙂

  6. Hello – thank you so much for stopping by my blog and saying hello. I enjoyed reading your party post. Praying that God leads you through the decisions you will be making in the days ahead!

  7. Hi stopping by from the hop, I love the pic of you at the beach. I am so glad to hear your son is doing well we also have a miracle boy! Praying that the Lord would direct your decision.

    • Thank you for your prayers. I’ll pray for your boy as well. Looking forward to reading your blog and finding out a little more about you.

  8. Just hopped over from the party. It is great meeting you and seeing another Sister-in-Christ out here. I also started my blog when I felt I had lost my voice.

    I pray you will hear the leading of the Lord clearly in all decisions.

    God bless you!
    Beth

    http://mydestinysharinghope.com/

    • Thanks for your prayers Beth! God bless you too! I look forward to reading more and hearing your voice. I find it interesting how God works through us all in different ways. 🙂

  9. Becky,

    Thanks for stopping by Teachingboys.net. Beautiful picture of you and your son! I can’t even say that I tolerate exercise……I avoid it at all costs!

    Have a great day!
    Jennifer

  10. Hi! Stopping by from the UBP. Praying for your journey and look forward to seeing God’s hand at work in your family. Happy Friday!

    Blessings,
    Tiffany

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