Dear Teachers, We See You… Thank You As I drug myself out of bed this morning, after two days with the black plague, you came to mind. I sat with my Bible, journal, and my favorite purple pen and words began to pour. Please know, I see you, and He does too. It has beenRead More
If you give a good Christian woman a cookie… She will ponder her existence in Jesus. For if she is one with Jesus, she won’t need the cookie. She only needs Jesus. However, if you give a Christian woman and cookie, and it is chocolate chip… homemade, and it is still a little warm, andRead More
A prayer to be better… “Dear God, if I could change, if I could only be better… it would be so grand. Help me better…” God inquired, “Better at what?” “A better mother. Help me to be more attentive, more gentle, soft-spoken and sweet. Help me remember to kiss every cheek. Help me to beRead More
2017 is one for the books. Hurricanes, world records, and mass shootings – we dry out, rebuild, celebrate, grieve and pray. Neck deep in the flood waters of Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall in August and dumped a record 51.88 inches of rain in Cedar Bayou, Texas, we found ourselves rallying our bass boats andRead More
AWWW BAHUMBUG! Three Ways to Survive a Not So Merry Holiday Season What is a mom is to do? Me personally? This year has been a humdinger. No, really. I mean this year is one for the books. Ah yes, I launched my first book… Stolen Jesus. I also turned in my second book; SacredRead More
One Day at a Time: How to Battle the Enemy Like a Boss We didn’t exactly evacuate from the Houston area because of Hurricane Harvey, we were leaving for the weekend anyway. We were returning to the Abilene area, from which we moved recently, which you can read about here, for a couple of reasons. Read More
The best decisions? What is the formula for tackling life’s biggest choices? I sat in my car bawling like a six-year-old whose balloon had just flown away in the State Fair parking lot. However, I am 45 and I was yelling at my phone at a gas station. My phone, a phone that 10 yearsRead More
*please note the references to profanity are quotes from Taylor and are important as often victims are ashamed to repeat these things they are told not to say. As was the case with me. The “A**” Kicking That Taylor Swift is Giving To “Allegedly” An Important Message for Our Daughters & Sons Taylor Swift is notRead More
Mom “Vacation.” Yeah, right. This is grammatically incorrect, Mom Vacation. It also defies gravity, logic, and all other forms of science and reason. It isn’t possible. It’s like an unclear antecedent, dangling modifier, or some other Grammar debacle no one knows or understands. Packing, organizing, scheduling, juggling… so as to relax? Still, we are officiallyRead More
It’s me, Lord.
Yes, me… on the dressing room floor. Oh, Sweet Jesus, you’ve seen me here before – in this shame and brokenness.
I know, starving, oppressed, and exploited humans… My summer wardrobe is low on your list of priorities. I am the worst.
Dear Monday, It’s nothing personal – but you are not my friend. Truly, it’s not your fault. This time it really is me… not you. There is no possible way for you to live up to the standards by which I expect you to behave. You are a loose canyon, a butthead… and a killerRead More
Short of Blue Ivy storming the stage, showing off her mommy-rivaling toddler pipes, and then spontaneously releasing her debut album, we’ve basically come to the point where Beyoncé can’t outdo herself (and yet, she still does), so this husband-wife tour makes perfect sense.