Good Grief

Grief is a hard thing. No matter how you slice it, it’s just stupid and hard. A very sad thing happened to my family yesterday. Our four month old Golden Retriever puppy was hit by a car in front of our house. My three sweet children and my husband and I all sobbed in our front yard as Tracker took …

What I see

So jumping in on the Facebook ‘how have you aged’ challenge here, and reflecting on the very first photo I chose in 2007 to launch myself into the Facebook world verses the photo I now have representing me as my profile image today.   My goodness… where do I start? So for one, let’s jump right on into the perspective …

It starts with why…

Okay, so if you haven’t read On Fire by John O’Leary, STOP what you’re doing right now and go download it on audible. I don’t always listen to books on audible… but when I do, it’s because there is just something so dang special about hearing this particular story in HIS voice! I’m telling you, it will change your whole life! …

It’s just one of them days

Ever had one of those weeks? You know, where you’re 14 month old get’s a bloody nose… twice. You find the remote control in the toilet. Your 3 year old literally touches the stove and burns his hand while you’re trying to get out the door for church… even though you explicitly told him it was HOT. Your 5 year …

Who are you?

I spent some time this weekend talking about, and contemplating who I am, why I’m here and what it’s all for. Of course, being a believer myself, I feel like I have a pretty good grasp on what it’s all for and I’m starting to get a sense of why I’m here. But the who am I part… That’s tricky. …

You are making an Impact…

… the question is, is it a positive or a negative one? Everyday we make choices. We decide to smile at the barista at Starbucks, or avoid eye contact. We decide to say please, thank you, excuse me, or to hold open a door for someone. We decide to be rude. We decide to be short. We decide to let …