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 … Continue reading Good Grief
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 … Continue reading What I see
It's only February 18th and I have had the great pleasure of spending time already this year- 2018- in Maui, in Nevada, in California and of course, at home in Tennessee. I love to travel, but to some of you, this might sound terrible! I get it. Travel can be exhausting. But I feel so … Continue reading Don’t miss the roses
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 … Continue reading It starts with why…
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 … Continue reading It’s just one of them days
I have to tell you, there has been something sitting so big on my heart over the last few days, and I think it's perfect that I'm finally sitting down to put it to paper (so to speak) while I'm elbows deep in the flu. It's gratitude. And yes, I'm even grateful to be sick … Continue reading #MissionGratitude
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 … Continue reading Who are you?