Do you ever have one of those days were you feel like you have failed as a parent? Today was one of those days for me. I picked my boys up from basketball practice and my 11 year old was so irritable. He was being very hateful to his brother. I finally had enough and told him that he … Continue reading Bad Days
One of a parent's biggest fears is seeing their child drive off in their vehicle and not making it safely to their destination. My daughter is 18 yrs old. She has been driving by herself for 2 years now, and still every time she leaves in her car, fear tries to creep into my heart. … Continue reading No Guarantees
Have you ever wanted something so bad that you let the fear of failure hold you back? Does your mind dwell on the things that could go wrong, on the things that could stand in your way, on your past mistakes? Do your thoughts continue to linger on the negatives until you convince yourself that you shouldn’t … Continue reading Fear of Failure
When I began writing my very first blog post, I thought I knew exactly what I was going to write about. In fact, I even shared it with my sweet teenage girls first because I was so passionate about it! However, I feel like maybe that season has passed. With the leaves changing and the … Continue reading Seasons
I'm blessed to have done well in my career, helped a few friends along the way, experienced some pretty cool things in ministry.....and yet, my greatest joy, my most fulfilling calling is to care for my family and to be available for them. My reward - knowing that in serving my family, I am serving God. My … Continue reading My Highest Calling
Scrolling through Facebook and again I see a picture of a man and his children eating a meal that was “Payed Forward”.
". . . the never-ending projects that are always at home mean that I am needed, alive and loved."
Mother's come in all forms, shapes and sizes. Some are mothers by biology while others are mothers by love. Some have the role thrust upon them unexpectedly while others plan for it. For some it happens easily while others yearn, pray and work very hard for it. No matter how you get to be a … Continue reading Moms are rare jewels
Life is so delicate and can turn on a dime. We make our plans and go about our day without really giving it much thought. We say "See you later" when we leave but never really know for sure that we will.
Those worldly pursuits took me a lot places - most of them places that I shouldn't have been and did not want to go. Thankfully, the Lord was with me always and protected me from catastrophic harm and was finally able to love me into a relationship with him.