Today I was reflecting on the year, as most do on New Years day, I couldn't help but be overwhelmed with the blessings of the year. So many times we make grand plans but to see the plans God had laid out for us and how much more beautiful they were than anything I could… Continue reading 2022
When my DHS lady calls I answer. Not because it’s usually an emergency, not because I have to, because she’s one of my people. Even when we aren’t in a case together she is a sounding board I will always call. You know why? Because she’s seen me at my best, and she’s seen me… Continue reading Red bird
Rise and shine
Arise, shine, for your light has come,and the glory of the Lord shines over you. - Isaiah 60:1 Forged in fire. That’s what makes this cup so strong, it’s maker likely carefully planned its design to improve its durability.Today this cup was sitting on the hood of my Tahoe when I pulled out of the… Continue reading Rise and shine
If we make it through December
I have literally been singing this song to myself for months now. If you don’t know this song - it’s only the first few lines I repeat, a classic by Waylon Jennings . If we make it through DecemberEverything's gonna be all right, I know For the last 6 Christmas’ my wish every year is… Continue reading If we make it through December
I wear yoga pants 99.99999 percent of my life . I have a specific brand I like, I prefer the ones with pockets …. That being said I have been perfectly designed at the height that my pockets (sweatpants or yoga) are at the exact same height as my cabinet knobs . This is 100… Continue reading Stuck
I used to think to myself or the Lord why on earth are you doing this to me, why is this happeing to me? I am not enough for this !!!!!!!!!!!!!! I felt this overwhelmingly when I had the twins, I remember feeling like I was a part of the Hunger Games and I may… Continue reading Level Chaos
You all know my primary role is in my home with little people everyday; to say I watch a lot of kid shows would be a wild understatement.During our brief winter, we bought The Croods 2: A New Age. I would say the first 5 times it was watched, I saw less than 30 minutes… Continue reading Thhhuuunnndddeerr Sisters!
What is my purpose?
I am pretty sure I have expressed this before but I have always struggled with purpose. I spent a good majority of my teen to mid twenties trying to find my purpose in the work of my hands. I mean that quite literally I tried everything. I felt most myself when I had something productive… Continue reading What is my purpose?
such a beautiful surrender
I remember thinking when we signed up for foster care, that I was being safe, we signed up as an emergent home, a temporary space to kids coming into care until they could transition to a new home, respit care. I was being safe with my heart. Two years later I see that is what… Continue reading such a beautiful surrender
What I can’t see
I don't like the not knowing. I need to know the solution, I need to know if is a solution that I find acceptable. I have so often given a problem to God and on the drive home I find myself calculating how I can fix the problem on my own, lately I feel this… Continue reading What I can’t see