Today was a monumental day for my family. It's a day that I've prayed to see happen for 14 years. Can you think of something you would pray about for 14 years? For me, it was a loved one. Someone I cherished and saw the good, even when they didn't. When Sarah was 13 years… Continue reading 14 years of prayers were answered today
Do you feel unsure of your purpose? Adrift in a boat and tossed here and there by waves. I've been there. Life is hard. It's filled with decisions needing to be made and at times, you can only pray you make the right choices. God doesn't give us a roadmap. Instead, he calls us to… Continue reading Adrift: How God Rescued Me
"Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves." Philippians 2:3 While attending a women's church retreat this past weekend I was challenged to ask myself, "What is my identity?" To be honest, I thought it was a simple question. Mentally I answered... "a wife, mother, and writer." Done. I… Continue reading Identity: Who are you REALLY?
Today we celebrate my Savior's birth, I will raise my voice in thanksgiving and praise for all the blessings He has bestowed on me. It's not because of those blessings that I worship Him, but rather because of what He did for me on the cross. Over 2,000 years ago Jesus came to this earth as… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Jesus!
Looking back over the past year I am reminded of all my blessings. I am thankful for my husband who loves me, even when I drive him crazy. We are complete opposites in so many ways, but the longer we are married the more I treasure him. He's my best friend. I love him for… Continue reading What I am thankful for…
Seventeen years is a long time. A lot can happen in that amount of time. Where were you seventeen years ago? Were you living in the same town you are now? Are you in the same relationship? Did you have kids? Were you even thinking about having kids? I know I wasn’t. Seventeen years ago… Continue reading Seventeen Years
After months of prayer today finally arrived. My kids woke up bright eyed and ready for their first day of school. I knew they were covered in prayer, so as a mother, I held back on my worries and instead focused on preparing lunches and giving kisses. As the big yellow bus rolled to stop,… Continue reading A Special Surprise