I do not get a moment to myself - ever! If I'm in the kitchen, I turn around and almost trip over Ephraim. If I go to the bathroom, the kids (both of mine plus any I am watching that day) sit outside the door, crying and banging on the door until I emerge. If… Continue reading I Will Follow
"Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows" (James 1:17). Jamie and I have had a lot of trials throughout our marriage. In fact, my entire life, I have struggled in areas that have come easily for my siblings. … Continue reading God Is So Good
I think one of the hardest things about being a parent is having to re-learn the lessons we are trying to teach our children! We tell them to be kind, to love others, to share, to be generous, and to love Jesus above all else. But I have been noticing some posts on Facebook lately… Continue reading To God Be the Glory
Tonight I had the opportunity to spend some time with old friends as we celebrated another one of us "kids" becoming a mom. As I looked around the room at faces that have known me since I was a little girl, I realized just how quickly life goes by. Some of the women had already… Continue reading Just a Moment
"For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb." - Ps. 139:13 As I look at each of my children, I can definitely tell that they are related! But I can also see a lot of differences, and I marvel at the beauty that God has created. Hannah has been… Continue reading Rebekah’s Story
We didn't get to go to Toddler Time at Chick-fil-A today. We didn't get to splash in the puddles when it was raining today either (which is something Hannah LOVES to do!). We didn't even get to go to prayer meeting at church tonight. Why? Because it is the season for sickness. Ephraim is sick… Continue reading For Everything, There is a Season
Life is so fleeting. Some days (especially Mondays and Fridays!) seem to drag on forever, but we all know that our lives are just "a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away" (James 4:14). No one knows what tomorrow may bring, yet we live as though we have confidence that we… Continue reading What is Life?