A Heavy Day, A Heavy Heart

I held my daughter tighter tonight. I told my husband to pay extra attention to her. I tried to make her laugh a bit more tonight. I tried to memorize every detail of her little face. Then it was time for bed and we placed her in her crib. We stepped out of her nursery… Continue Reading A Heavy Day, A Heavy Heart

Free Falling

Free Falling

It’s been a breathtakingly beautiful beginning to fall. The air has been crisp and nipped my nose. The leaves have fallen beneath my feet on my morning walks. The days are slowly saying good night a bit earlier each evening. And, I am free falling. Free falling through devastatingly nostalgic evenings cleaning out drawers and… Continue Reading Free Falling

15 Reminders

15 Reminders

Every Sunday I am reminded of how glorious God is to every single one of us. It’s not because of the soul-awakening sermons I hear – even though they are full of conviction. It’s not because of the touching worship songs – even though they are powerful. It’s not because I can spend all afternoon… Continue Reading 15 Reminders

22 Years. . .One Lesson

So, here I am.  It is just shy of 5 a.m. and I have been awake for about two hours – simply one of those nights.  Oh, and it’s my 22nd birthday! For the past two hours I stared at my ceiling fan rotate lazily, walked around my humble casita seeing if there was anything I overlooked… Continue Reading 22 Years. . .One Lesson