On Our Son’s Sixth Birthday – What I Love About You!


Parenting, Practice Gratitude

Today our son Aiden turns SIX. Somehow, six years have passed since we first saw his sweet face. Time is a strange thing – it seems like he has always been, yet it seems like I blinked because he was just born! And now I can hardly pick him up. How. Did. That. Happen? While I […]

October 31, 2016

The Wonder Of It All – All God’s Grace in One Tiny Face


I'm a Work in Progresss, Practice Gratitude

  Do you ever find yourself wrapped up in the bustling holiday schedule, and even though you keep Christ as the center of the events, you find yourself missing the feeling of WONDER? You know, the magic, the feeling of joy and mystery, and gratitude that seems to come so easily to children. And lets […]

December 22, 2014

My Thoughts On Riots…More Heartbreak…More Damage


I'm a Work in Progresss

In wake of recent events, I think few of us have escaped the images on our screens and newspapers after the rioting broke out. No matter what your view of the Ferguson decision is, I think we can all agree that the rioting is heartbreaking. News stories like these grab the attention of even the most […]

November 26, 2014

What Do You See? What Does God See? Do They Match?


I'm a Work in Progresss

Standing in front of a mirror in June, getting ready, I found myself displeased with how my clothes fit. I sighed, wishing I had bought something new to wear for family photos. The image I saw mirrored my own self image, not just my outward appearance: A wife who still forgets her husband sees her as […]

August 26, 2014

Happy Father’s Day!


Parenting, Practice Gratitude

Today we honor the fathers in our life and I am reminded to be grateful.  My husband, Seth, is a fantastic dad. He loves our two children and is actively engaged in their lives. He leads this family by demonstrating godly character. He serves us selflessly, works incredibly hard at his job, is a great husband, friend and parent.  It is […]

June 15, 2014