Making lemonade out of lemons

Perhaps one of the biggest challenges for me in this forced isolation during Covid has been trying to figure out how to serve, how to use the gifts God has given me to continue to serve while being restricted physically from others. I'm used to serving at church. I'm used to being of help in... Continue Reading →

Are there birthdays in heaven?

Dear Mom,I miss you. I don't know what birthdays are like in heaven. I don't even know if birthdays are a thing there. I just know that Jesus said when we die, we who believe in Him as our LORD and Savior, will be with Him. He also said it was paradise. Sounds amazing. Because... Continue Reading →

Two Years of Hell

The past two years have been hard. Beyond hard. They’ve been like a “hard as hell” kind of hard. Two years ago our youngest child, a 3rd grader, was diagnosed with learning disabilities. We prayed and prayed and prayed and asked God for wisdom and direction. He led us to public school. We’d been homeschooling... Continue Reading →

Dear Matt,

Dear Matt, Nine years. How have I lived 9 years without you? How is it possible I’m still breathing? The overwhelming weight of grief as July 29th approaches, the day you died, Matt, bears down, crushes my soul in these moments. Your death remains devastating. There is no cure, no fix, for child loss. There... Continue Reading →

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