To The Mom On the Sidelines

The air was cool but I could feel my temperature rising and my heart beat speeding up. The crowd started to gather around as the intensity started to rise. Parents and coaches on the opposing team were getting closer and closer to the court. Music was pounding and I could feel the base vibrating against my chest. […]

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Will you trust?

They come to us in different ways. Some through long drawn out labor, some through an orphanage across the world, others from the DSHS office. Each and every one of them a precious life a gift from the Lord. A life that changes our own life as we know it. These little ones they come to us often helpless […]

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Do You Have A Mountain That Looks Impossible In Your Life Right Now?

Mountains are beautiful, majestic. They stand alone high in the sky. I have a view of two from my front window and I am always captivated by how beautiful they are. I have never had the desire to climb one, a hill maybe but not a real mountain. I look up at the top and think, […]

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The One Thing We as Parents Need to Be Praying For This Year

What activities should our kids be involved in this year? What classes should my child take or which curriculum should we buy? Should I put my child in private, public school or should I homeschool him or her? Should I let my child go to that friend’s house for a playdate? Do you ever feel like […]

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Please Child, Don’t Give Up!

What do you do when life gets hard? Do you want to give up or do you press on? It’s fair week at our home. Our oldest son has been preparing for this week for the last couple of months. Feeding, training, and preparing lambs for two shows and a sale. The end can be rewarding but the work is hard. […]

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3 Reasons Why You Should Go Camping

It’s summer break, break out the sunscreen, bug spray, watermelon and camping vacations. Our family just returned from a two night camping trip and I find myself longing to go back. Six people getting and staying asleep in a trailer is a bit complex and when the weather is cold it’s a bit tight getting […]

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Patience in a Fast Paced Culture

Can you help me? Can I have a snack now? I want this toy. Can I go to this friend’s house right now? How many more days until…? Can I play with the ipad? “Just be patient.. Wait with a happy spirit… You need to wait…Not now…” Sound familiar? These are the requests, and sometimes […]

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Motherhood Journey Part 2

Welcome back to part 2 of my motherhood journey. If you are just coming upon this post and want to read part 1 click here. Three kids, two miscarriages, pregnancy had been a part of my life for six years. Tying my tubes seemed to bring a sense of an ending that I wasn’t sure […]

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My Motherhood Journey Part 1

Warning this is a really long post. 🙂 Graduate high school, check Go to college, check Graduate from college, check Get married, check Get a job, check Buy a house, check Life was going according to plan. I had an order in my head of how life was to go and it was nicely falling […]

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The one thing your family may need right now.

Spring is a busy time of year in our household. Most of our nights are filled running from one activity to the other. Maybe you can relate maybe you remember. Dinner at 4:15, soccer practice at 5 for one kid, baseball game at 6 in the next town for another kid.  Snack wrappers, blankets, sweatshirts, […]

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