The Gift of Growing

This past week we celebrated our son’s sixth birthday.  Bryan is growing up.  He now has a “two handed age”!  6. A half dozen years with him has been splendid and hard.  He was a challenging baby…reflux, fussy, constipated.  But, he was an easy toddler.  He was easy going, easy to potty train (he hadContinue reading “The Gift of Growing”

Sweet Summer Reading

Ladies and Gentlemen, if you’re ready for some good summer reading…I’ve got two ebooks for you to check out! Both are available via Amazon for your Kindle!  Both of these were written by fellow bloggers.  They are women who wrote books that were on their hearts to share…one fiction, and one non-fiction.  Below are links to the books:Continue reading “Sweet Summer Reading”


Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us….Hebrews 12:1 Yesterday I completed a half marathon…13.1 miles.  I have been a runner since I was elevenContinue reading “Endurance”


Serious. Our eight year old called from the office to me in the bathroom the other day, “mom!  How do you spell serious?” “S-e-r-I-ous”.  I’m cleaning the boys toilet.  Meanwhile…Addison is on minecraft with the need to type serious!?  And, our five year old, Bryan is fussing about his tablet being out of power.  Seriously!Continue reading “Serious”

He Will Not Grow Tired—But We Will

Today I read Isaiah 40:28-31 (again)… Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can fathom. He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.Continue reading “He Will Not Grow Tired—But We Will”

Who You Calling Crabby?

Five minutes on one prompt. We silence the critic and the audience, we make peace with our mistakes and our word tense that goes in and out when we type fast. We don’t overthink or edit or make a fuss. We just believe words spilled are worth something even if they come out like madness.Continue reading “Who You Calling Crabby?”

The Great Admission — “I Used to be the Best Parent Ever…”

  From The Daily Life Of Raising Future World Changers This story is by a fellow mom blogger.  Sarah and I met in Kansas.  I believe it was a Divine appointment.  We connected through a news ad for Mothers of Preschoolers.  I called her, and we both found out we went to the Florida State University. Continue reading “The Great Admission — “I Used to be the Best Parent Ever…””