Gideon has an encounter with an angel of the Lord where the angel tells him to go to battle with the Midianites to deliver Israel from Midian’s control and Gideon’s response is “Well, God has abandoned us…He did all of these amazing things for our ancestors by freeing them from slavery in Egypt and sustaining … Continue reading God is Peace
A few years ago Drew and I had this dream to create an environment where creatives can come and be inspired, learn how to hone their craft and realize that their creativity comes from one source but is expressed in endless ways. We didn't know exactly how or where or when we would make this … Continue reading Ramshire
My kids had a field trip to the zoo for their last day of school and I went to chaperone my daughter’s first-grade class which was a blast. If you’ve never chaperoned a first-grade field trip just enjoy a nice day walking running around the zoo but make sure you’re holding a stack of maps no … Continue reading Finding Identity in God
So my six-year-old daughter has started writing songs. She’s always been the kid who spends hours of her week in corners of the house drawing endlessly in her journal or on any loose paper she can find. But she has also spent hours sitting on my lap or in the room with me while I … Continue reading God’s Endless Inspiration
I know it has been a little while since I posted...like years…but I’m back. When I started this blog it was a place for me to process and connect with other parents as I went through the ups and downs of motherhood. I was a new mom dealing with heavy burdens and this blog gave … Continue reading Washed Away
So, this whole "being a parent" thing is not for the faint hearted. I have understood that more in the past 3 months than I ever expected to. When it comes to our kids there's no cowering or hiding or holding back. It's full steam ahead, fight for their hearts, teaching, loving, listening, learning, redoing, … Continue reading Just keep going.
So we've survived 2 full weeks so far with Ollie in the body cast! Looks like we're only looking at 4 more rather than 6 more so we're excited about that. This whole experience has been one I will never forget, that's for sure. From backwards potty training to not fretting over my son eating … Continue reading broken bone.
Hi there friends, so sorry for the lack of blogging on my part. Our family has been crazy for the last few months and I'm so excited to share why! First, I'll start with some progress on our sweet Laurelei. She is getting stronger and faster everyday! If you didn't know she had hypotonia you … Continue reading news
So, I have avoided this post for a few days but this blog has really been my way to digest what's been going on with Lollipop so...here I go! We have eye appointments every couple of months to check the progression of her disease. I knew it had gotten worse based on little things I've … Continue reading patching.
About a week before we started Lollipop's phyisical therapy and LONG before we knew anything about her vision disease my mom and I took the kids to the park to play. We watched Ollie go crazy on the playground and pushed sweet Lollie in her stroller while she played with her babydoll. A little girl … Continue reading value.