Are You in a Mundane or Messy Middle?

It had been a year since I had seen the hill that stood before me. I knew the strength it took to climb it and I was hesitant. Do I really want to hurt and be exhausted the rest of the day? The muscle memory seemed to have not forgotten the pain of last year’s trek.  But I knew […]

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Do You Realize The Gift You Have Been Given?

Dear Friend, How is your week going? Are you getting moments to stop and breathe? If your spring season is anything like ours, it just gets a bit crazy. Thankfully it’s a season and summer is just around the corner. These last couple weeks the Lord and I have been working through some things. I’m not […]

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Where do you find yourself this Easter?

Hi Friend, It’s spring here and the calendar is full. Spring sports and other family obligations are in full swing. During Sunday night’s dinner I took out my planner and showed our kids. “Well, here is our schedule for the next five weeks, see you towards the end of May.” I was joking of course […]

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Cabin Fever

Hey friend, How are you? I hope you have had a chance to get some sun in today. It was beautiful outside. I think I have hit a record in my life this week. I haven’t left our house for six days, except to walk and get the mail, so if this post sounds a little loopy […]

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Lessons I’m Learning In The First Couple Days Of 2017

Dear Friend, How has your year started off? It’s snowy and cold here. While the snow is beautiful when the sun shines on it, I would prefer it to warm up. Did you make some goals for the year? Did you pray for a word for this year? Or are you like me and things […]

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Happy New Year!!!

The stairs were many and as we approached the entrance to the ride it took me a minute to catch my breath. Excitement and trembling of the unknown started to take over. Do I really want to do this? What if we crash? What if I fall out? I’m really getting too old for these […]

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Don’t Miss This, This Christmas.

Dear Friend, How are you doing? We are on the countdown here. Lots of gift wrapping, baking, and last minute runs to the store. I would imagine you may be doing the same. This week I had the opportunity to write for Faith Along the Way. If you would like to read this post please […]

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Do You Need Comfort This Holiday Season?

Dear Friend, How are you these days? I haven’t been behind this screen in a while. Some of it being that I am busy with life and the other is that I don’t want to give you my blaahh as I process through the loss of our little one. It’s not easy. Grief is hard […]

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The Power of Love

Dear friend, How are you these days? Hope you have had some moments to enjoy the beautiful leaves and sip on a warm drink. Last week I told you about how I was struggling with the decision that was made over our foster daughter being moved to another home. I was angry, confused, and the momma […]

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In My Weakness He Is Strong

Hi friend. It’s been awhile since I have had a moment to sit and write. I hope you are doing well enjoying this season of fall. If you read my last post on climbing a mountain than you know that we added a new member to our family through the foster care system a couple […]

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