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2019 JumpStart!

2019 JumpStart!

As we enter this new year, I always find it both valuable and eye opening to take an honest look at where I am currently and where I would like to be. It is often times easy to stay on a familiar path and forget there are alternate routes and other highways that might open new opportunities, provide lighter loads…

Thanks Moms!

Thanks Moms!

  Newsflash…there is no such thing as a supermom.  Being a supermom in the sense of having a beautiful, immaculate home, working, keeping the laundry done, kids bathed, dinner on the table, wearing a size 4, driving the taxi with a song in your heart, being a math tutor and counselor may be a little out of reach.  However, laughing,…

Peaceable and Considerate

Peaceable and Considerate

  “Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good, to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and to show true humility to all men” – Titus 3:1-2. To be peaceable and considerate in today’s day and time, that is a novel concept for sure.  I…

Parenting As Worship

Parenting As Worship

I know we have all likely heard it before, and we have certainly thought it…Parenting is hard. Amidst all of the laundry, the dishes, trips to the grocery store and the doctor’s office, sporting events, spelling tests, school plays and sibling arguments, we are commissioned to raise these little people to be productive members of society who bring honor to…

Oh Holy Night

Oh Holy Night

Oh Holy Night Let’s go on a journey of looking at the manger and take time to consider and ponder the events of the night. Within the moments is an intimate, personal experience for each of us; an opportunity to gaze into the eyes of the baby King and to those of His momma. As we celebrate the birth of…

Tree Envy

Tree Envy

Tree envy. Yep. I have it. Makes me laugh to say it that way. I didn’t actually say it quite like that, my friend Ana did, after I confessed to her that I am feeling slightly embarrassed by my Christmas tree last year. My coworkers and I were visiting about getting our decorating and shopping done and I shared with…

Seek Him

Seek Him

I love the holidays and I cannot even believe that they are upon us!  Time is flying by!  I have such fond memories of holidays spent at my Nana’s house with all of my cousins.  Those memories, no matter how distant, are still magical in my heart.  As an adult, who has spent some years doing this crazy adventure of…

Pause Button, Please!!

Pause Button, Please!!

Pause Button, Please! Several Christmases ago, I was watching Christmas movies with my kids and was struck with the fact that my middle son, Jake, then 12, would only have 6 more Christmases living in our home.  Time flies when you are having fun and we are having a blast! Jake is now a sophomore at A&M and Madi is…

We Will Not be Shaken

We Will Not be Shaken

Dear friends and partners, Merry, Merry Christmas to you!  As I write you this beautiful morning, I have a fire in the fireplace, coffee in hand, and you on my heart! I pray that 2018 has been a year of answered prayer in your life and that this Christmas season is full of hope and wonder! One December, not too…