There’s a tree outside of our house that I see every time I go into my daughter’s room. I have officially seen it go through each of the year's seasons - each season brings changes to that tree just as beautiful as the previous. We are now about to enjoy my favorite change - from green to a yellow that looks like honey to an orange that looks like a sunset. That tree is a constant reminder for me. It never moves, but it’s always accepting of what is coming and never once has it refused to grow regardless of what changes around it.Read More
I won’t lie, the last six months have been a blissful and painful challenge for me. I’ve been tested in new ways, but I’ve also dedicated more time to what matters: God, my family and my writing. I’m not sure what the next six months will hold or how long we’ll call St. Louis home, but I’m learning to seek him and hold on to a good [God] thing when I find it.Read More
Our Christmas decorations are finally up!
The house is warm.
Some cookies are baking.
My two favorite people in the world are within arms reach.
And, yet, I’m not feeling very joyful right now. I think some of you may feel the same.Read More
I complain about a lot that of nonsense. And, I grow really frustrated over things that I have no control over. So, what were those frustrations over the last two weeks?Read More