Friday Free Draw

Friday Free Draw

I came home from a work trip to find hand picked flowers and colored pictures of little tiny fashion dolls with hearts and flowers on it. Giant yellow suns with slashes of yellow streaming out of the paper. Inside each (yes - there was more than one) 8×11 folded paper were notes of love and [...]

Vow Renewal Celebration

Vow Renewal Celebration

Each and everyone of us can use more celebration! My husband and I believe every little thing should be celebrated and every big thing. Throw a party for Derby Day, National book Day and even the dogs birthday. We celebrate our birthdays for entire weeks and we celebrate our individual coming of faith birthdays as [...]

Belonging

Belonging

I do not know when the relentlessness of life’s most hurtful things will make sense but I do know that with Jesus I find my belonging. I do not have to negotiate, or prove my worth. I find friendships potential and the utter acceptance of me. I find a friend that will not drop me, that is loyal for life! He tells me Everyday that His vision for me is still so great and that His dreams of what we can do as a team is still building!  I do not know if you have moved away from your tribe, been told you no longer serve a vision in a persons life, or have lost someone though death or sickness. I hope you know you belong. That you are important and that you matter. Valued. You belong to Him and He will never give up on you. Just an FYI, I never will either! In all the transitions and transformations of life, I’m here. 

Beauty

Beauty

Beauty… it’s an interesting concept that we all have very strong emotions towards. We all can appreciate a flower blooming or a marvelous production being put together as beautiful. Music is beautiful but whether you like the personal music piece I pick is a unique preferences. And so when we look at ourselves we feel [...]

Justification

Justification

A friend of mine and I were talking the other day and she said “I’m home right now, and I don’t need to have a blog to justify it.” It struck a cord with me. I felt like I had been slapped.  I have a blog. This blog create's zero income for my family at [...]

Identity

Identity

Just a few short years ago I went through a massive personal crisis. I had given up my life career to take on another dream. Motherhood. I loved it. I had prayed for it. I was living it the absolute best way too. I mean, I knew my kids sleep schedules, I faithfully read to [...]

Celebrate Now!

Celebrate Now!

Life can be so hard at times. Things can be thrown at you that you are unprepared for, and that knocks the wind right out of you. Things that despite your best efforts you have no control over. I have a saying personally about this. "We don't get to write our stories. God does that. [...]