We are a passionate people. And we don’t fight often, but when we do, we make the most of our time. And we have participated in little marriage retreats, had some counseling. And we have read half of 4 highly recommended marriage books, so that counts as two highly recommended marriage books.
I am getting some “fresh hate.” For the most part, it rolls off me. I am not a mean person. I love Jesus. We are tight. But I don’t like to shove Him down people’s throats. And I certainly never want to misrepresent Him. So my mom was in a car accident. It wasRead More
We have hit a road block. Not our first, and certainly not our last. Moreover, it does not matter what. Kids, money, work, school, medical, foster care… whatever. Today, my husband Justin and I sat before a stack of notes, doodles, hopes, plans, what if’s and if only’s and realized, there was nothing humanly possibleRead More
I reached for my phone on the nightstand. Where was I? What was going on? I tried to read the time on my phone, but my eyes weren’t cooperating. Straining, I was able to make out 3:01 am. I coughed. And realized my lungs were being constricted. Panic set in, and I started to sortRead More
The searing pain was second only to the acidic burn perforating a hole into my brain. Words do not do the fiasco justice. I had suffered with a sinus infection for two weeks. I had two days until I was to travel, alone, well with my mom, but no kids, to California for The MountRead More
I love when we are doing the afternoon run around and the babies are screaming their heads off… And the teens turn up the playlist to muffle the sound. I appreciate that they recognize the effectiveness of this. It is fantastic… I love it even more when the babies are screaming their heads off… And theRead More
The season of #2 pencils and “fill in the bubble” is short. The heart that holds the treasure of Jesus Christ is for eternity. Be encouraged and not discouraged. Your child is a perfectly wonderful creation in Christ. He knew what He was doing. He doesn’t make mistakes.
My Grammar can be graded, at best … “adequate.” I have only had my blog up two days. Two of my most trusted grammatically correct friends have already repaired my babble, six or seven times. God bless you angels of the written word. So I fumble through my commas, and debate, Oxford comma, or no? Read More
The salt water burned my eyes. If I was pulled to the depths one more time, I wouldn’t be coming back. Between the strong undertow and bikini top wrapped around my neck; I was surely about to die. Modesty out the window, I broke the surface for the last time and yelped “help!” As anRead More