accepting the present

October 6, 2015

For as long as I can remember I have had this need to write. It does something for me. It somehow turns down the unnecessary and turns up the important, even if I may have been attempting to forget. And so these past few months as I process and shelve and discard moments all I […]

I can’t think of a title

September 12, 2015

I am drinking coffee that was brewed at 2 this morning. Husband woke up rested and decided to get in a couple hours of studying before his shift. 4 is the earliest I can remember my name. It can be hard to open my eyes but the reward of time together is worth it. You […]

my favorite new motto

September 8, 2015

Your smile is your logo. Your personality is your business card. How you leave others feeling after having an interaction with you becomes your trademark. I just read these words and all I can say is yes, yes and YES!

momma said

August 22, 2015

My mom is too kind to say I told you so, but truth be told she earned the right. Five months ago when we didn’t match into a job her immediate words were filled with encouragement. She told us that God could work good in our circumstances. On the golden days I believed it down […]

let’s be brave

August 17, 2015

The past few weeks have been a game changer. They’ve pushed and challenged us in new ways. It’s felt like new inside the new. Which sounds a bit Willy Wonka, but that’s life for you sometimes. The beginning of this season was steady with never ending things to do, but for me it was also […]