I’m living my dream. God knew what He was doing when He put us together. He had a plan. It’s still unfolding. And I’m loving where it’s taking us. Our life isn’t glamorous, but it’s blessed. In countless ways, blessed.
To my oldest-I left the house. You were screaming and kicking and fighting. Daddy held you as you screamed "No!" over and over again. I just needed a break- an hour reprieve at the gym. I promised, "I'll only be gone an hour. I'll bring dinner home." But you couldn't hear me over your screams."No!"… Continue reading A Sound Only Love Can Make
When I was in 8th grade, I met this really cool guy. We’ll call him J. J was a surfer dude from California who was a recent transplant to our (extremely) small town in southwestern Oklahoma. He had long hair with an undercut and played the quads in band like nobody’s business, which made him… Continue reading I Did This In 9th Grade- And It Changed My Life Forever
You’re a good parent. I know you are. And, if you’re not a parent yet, guess what? I know you’ll be a good parent. You’ll feed your kids, dress them in weather-appropriate clothes, make sure they get to school and back home safely, buy them presents for Christmas and their birthday and twelve other made-up… Continue reading You Are The Difference
So, it’s back to school time. In our house, we’re at T-minus 6 days. Praise God! I’ve enjoyed the summer with my kids- I can't believe how quickly it's flown by- but, seriously, I feel like building an altar to God at the bus stop, Old Testament style, and roasting up a burnt offering. I… Continue reading 7 Timesaving Strategies For Back To School