Daughter

I see you. Sitting there beside me, so full of life and awake to every little experience... You are so ready to tackle this world you're growing up in.  Your eyes are so expressive, so alight with curiosity and compelling insights sprouting from the thrill of mastering these few short years so far.  You are … Continue reading Daughter

#momofboys

  Being the eldest daughter in a family of three girls, I knew nothing about boys. The majority of my cousins are girls too... I had NO real concept of men in their element. When my daughter was born, I knew how to be her mom. I had the girl thing down. I was an … Continue reading #momofboys

Life With You…

We have been through it. We don't do things traditionally. Life with you has broken just about every stereotype of marriage I ever had. Over the last 17 years of life together we have moved 13 times, owned 2 homes, lived in 3 states, visited 34 states and 9 countries, lost 3 babies in miscarriage, … Continue reading Life With You…

Faith Shattered

“Faith unchecked becomes entitlement…” ~Bill Johnson (Faith Vs Entitlement) This concept has been rocking my world lately. I've lived in the knowledge of God my whole life.  And somewhere between the first moment when that tiny seed of faith in me was activated; that first thrill of discovering God is real, and now... I have … Continue reading Faith Shattered

Faith {in the wake}

In the quietest hours, while everything is still dark, while the household and neighborhood sleeps… questions come to life.  Impossible questions.  Gut-wrenching questions.  The questions that no one wants to ask, but everyone wonders about… questions the world throws at the church ... and the church hides from. The questions I used to hide from… … Continue reading Faith {in the wake}

Grandpa

I woke up today, just before my alarm… a challenging situation with one of my children on my heart.  I pushed snooze and took in a deep breath… silently pleading for answers as I rolled over… not wanting to leave the warm comforter.    It was then I saw you… in my mind, behind my … Continue reading Grandpa

Trust

Hebrews 6:10  "For God is not unjust.  He will not forget how hard you have worked for Him and how you have shown your love to Him by caring for other believers, as you still do." Psalm 86:3-4  "Have mercy on me, Lord, for I call to you all day long. Bring joy to your … Continue reading Trust