My son and I had a discussion on the difference between being happy and having joy. I often say the phrase, "Out of the mouths of babes", in reference to the amazing things that children speak into existence . Children can say the most intriguing in thought provoking words to describe life. They use their creative… Continue reading Out Of The Mouths Of Babes: How My Son Broke Down The Meaning Of Joy
I was teaching my toddlers a medley of the four seasons. I saw the smile in their innocent eyes which made me think about life's seasons. We've had our share of shifts in seasons as a famliy. We've celebrated in times of joy, we've shared tears in losses, and we look foward to the… Continue reading Seasons & Promise
Patricia was running on fumes. The mother of three children under the age 10 knew she needed to rest, but she felt like she couldn't due to the needs of so many who depended on her. Patricia who worked from home felt insulted when others would say "Oh you just stay at home." Patricia would… Continue reading Rest My Child
I looked at a few messages and texts from some friends and loved ones who shared how in desperate need they were for someone to talk to in sharing their doubts and troubles. I don't judge them because I have as well had a few moments where I felt I needed to reach out… Continue reading I Am Here & I Never Left!
I look back in awe daily on the strides that our twin daughters have made in their fight to make it. The twins'unexpected births with the uncertainty that the doctors shared with us of the uphill battle of babies born so early at only 24 weeks was gut wrenching for any parent to digest.… Continue reading Double Blessings And Strengthening Faith: Our Story with Micro Preemies
Sometimes all you need is a little boost of love, guidance, and an affirmation that you are heading in the right direction for your purpose. We have to be able to recognize those little glimmers of hope that God sends our way big or small that are signs that he's there. God sends… Continue reading Blessed Assurance
Il Corinthians 5:7 For we walk by faith, not by sight. My daughter wrote a paper last week about how much she wanted to go to the beach. In her paper she said that if she could go anywhere in the world she would choose the beach shore because to her it's the next best… Continue reading You’re Going To The Beach!