I saw a post on Facebook today that made me feel many things all at once. It was a post by a mom in a large Facebook group known for … Continue reading Comparison in Motherhood
Six Years – Celebrating Tori
When Tori passed away, Brennan and I made a commitment to always making March 27th a special, joy-filled day. After all, she’s having fun, so why shouldn’t we? We usually … Continue reading Six Years – Celebrating Tori
March 13th is the official “Coronaversary” for us because it’s the day that things started to shift in our family’s life. As that date approaches, I’ve been reflecting on all … Continue reading Coronaversary
This is Thirty-Eight
My birthday always coincides with the time most people spend reflecting on the previous year, so I get away with only reflecting once. 😉 This year has been one of … Continue reading This is Thirty-Eight
SB983 – PASSED UNANIMOUSLY!
Even just two weeks ago I was seriously questioning the outcome of SB983. I felt so uncertain after it seemingly became a partisan issue in the Human Services committee, and … Continue reading SB983 – PASSED UNANIMOUSLY!
Book Review: “52 Weeks of Gratitude” and “Whatever is Lovely”
It can be difficult these days to be intentional about reflecting on my life and encouraging others. Often when I sit down to think (in the rare moments of silence) … Continue reading Book Review: “52 Weeks of Gratitude” and “Whatever is Lovely”
Discomfort Should Be Our Goal
And, if we move forward wisely, if we choose to learn and grow rather than continue to fight and divide, this could very well be the best thing to happen in our lifetime. This pandemic-filled, tension-ridden, politically crazy year very well may lead to a more beautiful, loving country than we have seen before.
Joyful Sadness (Ezra 3:10-13)
“When the builders completed the foundation of the Lord’s Temple, the priests put on their robes and took their places to blow their trumpets. And the Levites, descendants of Asaph, … Continue reading Joyful Sadness (Ezra 3:10-13)
I’m feeling bold today so here we go. It’s been a long week. I’ve seen so much interpersonal conflict around me in the last three days and it has ALL … Continue reading Choose Grace
Strength & Scars
Today Caleb broke the handle off of my favorite coffee mug. This mug was given to me while Tori was sick and I love that it has both giraffes and … Continue reading Strength & Scars