Keep Me Forever

I love having a three year old. My youngest son is at that sweet age where he is right between being a toddler and a “big boy.” He still has that babyish cuddliness, but he can also understand and communicate so much better than when he was younger. Every night, before he falls asleep, he … Continue reading Keep Me Forever

The Safest Place in the World

It all started with a casual conversation about a photograph. My sons and I were in the kitchen when a picture popped up on our digital frame. It was a photo of my oldest son and me at a baseball game. He said, “That’s me and you, mommy.” My younger son, not one to be … Continue reading The Safest Place in the World

More Every Day

2020. It’s a new year, a new decade. For some reason, that feels like a big deal. A new year is a time to reflect, a time to focus on what is important in our lives. Every January 1, it’s like we get to push a “reset” button. We get a clean slate, a fresh … Continue reading More Every Day

She Ponders in Her Heart

A mother’s heart is like a treasure chest, full of memories, hopes and dreams, worries, thankfulness, sorrow and joy. Precious thoughts are hidden away, known only to her. To discover the ponderings of her heart, is to open up a buried treasure filled with priceless jewels. I have been reading the gospel of Luke for … Continue reading She Ponders in Her Heart

Running in the Dark

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through Him all things were made; without Him nothing was made that has been made. In Him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines … Continue reading Running in the Dark

The Secret to Raising Thankful Children

Thankful. Grateful. Blessed. We hear these words a lot this time of year. The holidays are a great time to be intentional in teaching our children to have thankful attitudes. There are so many fun activities that you can do with little ones to focus on being grateful. At my house this year, we are … Continue reading The Secret to Raising Thankful Children

21 Days of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is less than three short weeks away. Before we get too busy planning, grocery shopping, and cooking turkeys and pumpkin pies, I thought it would be nice to stop and reflect on what it means to be truly thankful. First, and most importantly, we need to recognize the one who should be the … Continue reading 21 Days of Thanksgiving