I’m done for today, please take them.

I was ready to turn my resignation in. “I’m done for today.” It was the end of the week. I was tired, hormones were high and if I had to deal with another child tattling or picking on another I was going to explode. When my husband got home and walked in the door I knew […]

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Never say never

Have you ever said, “I will never do that or I could never do that?” When I was a girl I had dreams. I can remember racing our 4-wheeler across our family’s farm to check on sprinklers, animals, or to see if the fence was working. My hair would fly, bugs would bounce off my  face and I would dream. […]

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True Confessions from a Foster Mom

Dear little one, You came to us on a beautiful winter day. We had been anticipating your arrival for months as we followed the Lord’s guiding to find you. You arrived and were so precious my heart immediately started to have a love for you that even I was in awe of. You captivated our hearts and […]

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The Day Forgetting the Creamer Saved Our Lives.

It was a hot August day. We had been anticipating this day for months. It was our annual camping trip and we were excited. We had some quick errands that needed to be done in town before we started our adventure. Our first stop, Les Schwab. This was to determine if our van would make it […]

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Words of wisdom from women generations beyond me

“If you could give me advise for this stage of life what would it be?” This was the question I asked multiple women past my years at a retreat I recently attended. I am one who strives to do this life well and I wanted to see if there was something I could learn or […]

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“But mom, who is going to take care of us?”

“Mom!!” “Dad!!” “I just threw up.” It was close to 3am. My husband and I shot out of bed. These words are not what you want to wake up to. “What?” “Where?” My husband being the better of the two of us in matters of throw up rushes to our oldest son’s room to find […]

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Be strong, Be brave, Be fearless

“For God does not give us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.” 2 Timothy 1:7 Fear, it can stop us in our tracks. We fear what people will think, or what they will say or do. We fear we will get hurt, or what the future holds. We fear […]

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