Category Archives: Blessings

Showing up:

Yesterday was my daughter’s birthday. How wonderful these past 6 years have been now that Little-Love is in the world. But like all holidays since finding out the news: I was dreading her birthday. Mostly because my sweet girl just … Continue reading

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Signs of Life

Last year on my birthday, Adam bought me a fiddle-leaf tree.  It was exactly what I had wanted. But almost immediately the tree seemed to die.  I replanted it in a self watering pot, I added fertilizer, I moved it … Continue reading

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Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to mind?

So, Christmas was wonderful.  But New Years was bearing down on us and lets just say that our last New Year was less than celebrated.  Adam was dreading the day even more than I was. We are in a drastically … Continue reading

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somebody to love…

Before I make you all think I’ve lost it, let me just say that I haven’t gotten any tattoos. . . (yet.) I also haven’t drastically changed my hair, or run away and joined the circus. Bear that in mind as I … Continue reading

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safer to jump…

My daughter is a member of the world’s cutest gymnastics team.  During her hour long class the coach will often climb up onto the balance beam and  demonstrate how to carefully traverse its length.  Usually, when she is half way across, this coach … Continue reading

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Broken Hallelujah: Thoughts on failure and heartbreak

This year has had one distinct and crushing theme. Heartbreak. I have made a terrible habit of ignoring the still-small voice inside of me, what some might refer to as “women’s intuition” but I believe to be the Spirit of God. … Continue reading

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As for me and my House…

Joshua 24: 14 “Now fear the Lord and serve him with all faithfulness. Throw away the gods your ancestors worshiped beyond the Euphrates River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord. 15 But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, … Continue reading

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