Making Each Day Count

As we were recently having lunch with my son and daughter in law, he emphatically told me the next book I write needs to be about raising boys.  It's funny because I've not even wrapped the one I'm writing now in a cover, but here he was planting another seed within my heart.  And the [...]

Lessons From Christmas Pasts

This Christmas is one I’ll count as special for years to come.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ It marks many beautiful moments. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ It’s funny how hard things in life can cause you to count your blessings every day a whole lot more. ⁣⁣ Joe and I couldn’t have been happier to have everyone home yesterday. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ [...]

Hope After the Darkness

These two women hold a piece of our story and are a part of it too. It's sometimes hard to remember we're all a part of a bigger story together. And the thing is although they've only known us for a short time they feel like family. Because that's how it is when we walk [...]

Hope for our Anxious Days

I was told recently to listen to life as it's writing a story on us . . . In those hard days it's speaking to us if we'll just listen to it. {Thank you Gary Morland} These words feel like they were engraved for me right now and I wonder how many of you need [...]

The God of all Comfort

I'm sure you've been there before, a nurse asks you to lay out your arm so she can draw some blood from your veins. And if you're anything like me this means - "look the other way!" You see, blood freaks me out. Not just a drip, but there's something that twists my gut when [...]