Forgive and Forget

Dear Friends, Today I’m so honored to be sharing over at Rooted Moms, which means you get a bonus post this week! Here is a sample…   I sobbed myself to sleep one night, exhausted mentally, emotionally and physically from an altercation with my youngest son. He was adamant about getting what he wanted, even […]

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I’m Expecting

A few years ago when we were planning to move from Colorado, my husband did everything required to ensure we would end up in Virginia near my family. He put in his request with the assignments officer for a job for which he was highly qualified. A contact from a previous installation whose civilian position […]

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I give you my heart…

When I was in my late teens and early 20’s, I gave my heart away more freely than was prudent. Hoping that the boy receiving it would care for it. But as they judged and found me lacking, my heart was returned even more torn and tattered. By the time the man who would become […]

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Who will save you from going under?

The shrill sound of a whistle rang out over the jubilant screams of children splashing delightedly as the lifeguard dove in to save a teenager slipping silently under the surface of the water. Moments earlier I had overheard the would be drowning victim joke with his buddies about not knowing how to swim as he […]

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Running on Empty

Running on Empty

Are you running on empty? Have you been running yourself ragged for so long you don’t remember what it’s like to have a full tank? I run the kids to school, music lessons and baseball practice. I run to the grocery store, my appointments, board meetings and volunteer events. I run to bible studies and […]

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The Jesus I See in You

I was seated in a hard chair against the wall in the waiting area during my sons’ music lessons when the text from my husband came. I couldn’t stifle the gasp when I read it was time to euthanize our faithful family dog. A sweet woman moved purposefully over to my side when she noticed […]

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