Category Archives: God

Snowy Spring

My kids are getting used to snow days and are especially fond of any days the snow causes school to be cancelled. With news of another snow storm last night my kids added extra prayers to their bedtime routine for … Continue reading

Easter, Spring, Life

“Live simply so others may simply live.”  -Mother Teresa For Easter this year we decorated our eggs as baby chicks. The kids were wondering why there isn’t an Easter Chicken instead of an Easter Bunny since chickens seem more likely … Continue reading

40 Balloons

Shawn would have been 40 years old on March 7th this year. How do you celebrate something that would have been? On the night of his birthday, I spoke at a grief group in his honor. I told a room … Continue reading

Valentine’s Month

Steven and I spoke at a marriage banquet last weekend and were blessed to meet many amazing couples who have many life stories of hurts and successes and challenges and fun. Though the couples told us that our story helped … Continue reading


“Children’s children are a crown to the ages, and parents are the pride of their children.” Proverbs 17:6 My devotion today read: When you live your life with excellence, going the extra mile, nobody else may realize. It may seem … Continue reading

Martin Luther King Day

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands during the times of challenge and controversy. -Martin Luther King Jr. We all have challenges. Big or small. How … Continue reading

There are Many Times

There are many times when I wish I could pause life, not allow it to speed ahead. There are many times when I wish I could take life back, not waste time on silly episodes or unpredictable feelings. There are … Continue reading