She used to say, “When I grow up, I’m going to buy a house right down the street from you.” Oh what sweet words for a momma’s heart! Secretly, I cherished her words. Outwardly, my job as her momma was altogether different. Her goodREAD MORE
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I’m a child of divorce. What about you? Overcoming the fallout of divorce is a process, isn’t it friend? You and I understand the child’s heart that can still live inside an adult body. Even when God has worked miracles of healing in us, feelingsREAD MORE
Some testing last spring revealed my hormones have pretty much flat-lined – among other things. My preference is to use natural remedies working in harmony with my body; however natural remedies aren’t covered by insurance. And they are expensive. Because I really wanted to goREAD MORE
I have a deep appreciation for positive traditions. Traditions pack our lives full of memories. They’re a thread that binds us together. They shape the identity of our family or friend group. They fill our days with meaningful fun. The Fourth of July has alwaysREAD MORE
Packing up memories. Packing up years. The girl entrusted to us. Never ours to own. Only shared for a time. For raising, nurturing, teaching, praying over, loving, then releasing. Releasing into the future God has for her. Releasing her to follow His lead. Four andREAD MORE
How do we teach our sons to respect women – especially in a culture that objectifies women through TV shows, commercials with sexual overtones, print media, movies stretching the limits with soft-porn, and straight-up hard core pornography that’s available at the click ofREAD MORE
Hello friend! Are you looking forward to the holidays? Or do they make you feel stressed? I happen to live in a town where Christmas decorations go up before Halloween. Somehow, Thanksgiving is completely overlooked. Sad because Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. InREAD MORE