A few weeks ago I spoke with Sarah who had just finished writing her birth story and we both thought it would be interesting if I shared her birth story, from my point of view. So here we go. I was sitting at home, doing nothing as is my M.O., when I got a text … More Sweet Lydia
I was looking at Timehop a couple of days ago and read a Facebook post from one year ago, it was announcing the end of chemo. I can’t believe that it has been a whole year since that nightmare ended. I’m conflicted with two feelings. First, I feel incredible gratitude. I am so thankful that … More 1 Year
I am sure that this will rub all sorts of people wrong but I don’t want to be silent anymore. I have spent days quietly watching and making no comments but I am heartbroken. I am heartbroken over the stance and heart of so many Christians right now, people who I love and those who … More We Serve A King
I spent today in pain. That’s nothing new. I spend most days in pain and I’ve come to accept it as my new normal. I try not to talk about it too much because if I did it would consume all my conversations. I have a couple of ladies who unfortunately share my understanding of … More Walking In The Wilderness
Last night my sweet little boy had his ninth birthday party. It was a night filled with family, burgers, cake, more noise than our house could hold and gifts. Several times during the night I was struck by how lucky my kids are to grow up with such an incredible group of people to love … More Do We Think of Others?
I’ve been thinking a lot about love over the last few weeks. It’s such a singular word to describe such a wide array of emotion. We say we love coffee and we love God…how can the same word describe both feelings? Whenever I think on this subject I of course think about the three types … More Love
I wanted to share the story of Ty’s recent surgery but wasn’t sure where to start. Ty’s problem was one of a very personal nature and I have chosen not to share the details with many people as a way of protecting his privacy. So, I felt stuck between wanting to share the incredible things … More Ty’s Surgery
I have noticed over the last few years a growing trend. It can be pretty easily summed up with this: This is only one example. There are hundreds of these being posted. The posts may use different wording or pictures but the general idea is this: if a relationship isn’t serving you, cut it off. … More To Serve or be Served?
Today I found myself alone for a few hours. Amadia and Ty went to the lake with Troy, Mike was working out of town and I was left to my own devices. I figured I should be productive with my time so I finally tackled something that has been on my to-do list for a … More Pinterest Fun
I LOVE a great deal and this is certainly one of them. If you have never heard of Schoola get acquainted because this site rocks! The basics of it is that they sell gently used clothing for kids and adults online. Their prices are amazing and the best part is that for every dollar you … More $35 Worth of Clothes for FREE!