I Have Nothing To Prove


There are a defining moments in all of our lives.  Some are short, clipped moments.  Others may be days, weeks or years.  All tumbling into a stirring pot called transformation. But, if we miss the opportunity, those moments may just be left as … [Continue reading]

Easter Celebrations


Easter is right around the corner... and Our Family will Celebrate Jesus' Death, Burial and Resurrection. Our family would love to share all of our favorite traditions and resources to help bring the true meaning of Easter to you and your … [Continue reading]

There is Hope For The Yelling Mom

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As soon as the words left my mouth I could feel the sting of regret.  It was instant.  I could see the flash of pain and shock in her eyes. Our eyes locked long enough for me to see what I had done.   My voice, my tone  - they were like a dagger to … [Continue reading]

The Crazy Lunatic Yeller Mom

The Yelling Mom

This was the subject I have been avoiding for a long time now.  Writing here the words that lurk behind almost every FB mom status, picture, post and idealism we see. Mom's want to know.  Am I the only one that has raised my voice to her children, … [Continue reading]

Freedom ~ When Motherhood Doesn’t Need A Label

Freedom from the label

She wasn't able to rip the annoyance out of the seam without my help.  I find the scissors mingled into the silverware drawer ( the first miracle of the day - finding an item with out an all out man-hunt), cutting along the edge of her … [Continue reading]

It Is So Worth Repeating

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Capture the moments. Every single one. In heart, mind or picture. Don't fuss over the messy, the imperfect or the frustration. The imprint the moments have on changing your heart in irreversible. Undeniable. Some say that we only share the … [Continue reading]

A Little Re-Introduction Might Be First On The List

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It wasn't very long ago that my heart took a big swoop into wild obedience and following a big, bold plan that I would have probably run very far from if I knew that it would involved such ... sacrifice? I am was that very person that counts … [Continue reading]

Take Your Child To The Cross – Humility In Real Life


Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. During supper, when the devil had already put it into the … [Continue reading]

Seven Words I Have To Remind Myself To Keep Going

Mother and children on siwng over sea.

When motherhood has me down with tasks, schedules, discouragement, weariness, lack of sleep,  teaching the same lesson over and over until I feel like a broken record – there are seven words that I have to purpose to remind myself  – to keep me … [Continue reading]

A Special Announcement For You!

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