My Two-by-Four (P.S. It has a happy ending)

Recently I’ve been struck, like a two-by-four, by the loss of dreams.  It seems we all have lost dreams.  I’ve lost some dreams that I thought were givens.  The biggest being my “til death do us part” marriage.  Lately my dream of a happily ever after seems a bit out of reach as well.  I’ve realized… Continue reading My Two-by-Four (P.S. It has a happy ending)

In the Moment Joy

I love how God is such an “in the moment” teacher.  Last night I had the sweetest little bedtimes with my two littlest girls and my youngest son.  I prayed with them, tucked them in and kissed them goodnight.  1 1/2 hours later – that sweet little bedtime became oh so very different…let’s just say I HOPE I’m… Continue reading In the Moment Joy

Up To My Toes – Learning to Walk on the Water in the Midst of Life’s Storms

At first glance it might seem like it should read “up to my nose.”  That makes more sense – I’m up to my nose in issues, challenges, difficulties, laundry, dishes, clutter, and children.  BUT that’s not what I want for me.  That’s not what I want for anyone.  What I want is to focus on… Continue reading Up To My Toes – Learning to Walk on the Water in the Midst of Life’s Storms