Spirit of Peace

Bed time seems to be the hardest part of our day. Jonathan has delt with "bad dreams" for quite a while. Little did I know that this is a sign of anxiety. He is doing better now that he is getting help

Grace turns 10

Whenever one of the kid's have a birthday it is a reminder of the blessing God placed in my life. But, there is something to be that makes me think a little deeper when they hit one of those milestone Birthdays. This year Grace turned 10!

School is Out! a reflection on the school year – part 2

There were tears as I cried out to God: "This isn't fair... I already deal with so much with Grace. Why them too? I can't do this..."

BUT GOD - where He guides, He provides

With the weight of now having not one but multiple, with not some but all my children having some kind of special needs, I cried out to my God, My Father.

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” - 2 Corinthians 12:9a

Awana Awards 2018

Awana means so much to me. As leaders, we hear the kids recite their verses and wonder if they are getting it. But let me tell you as a kid who grew up going to Awana, it is these verses that I learned as a child that I find myself going back to and the ones I know best.

I’m Tired…

On these days when I am tried... when I feel like I can't take one more step... when I cry out "I can't do all this". I will "lift my eyes to the mountains" and remember that my help, my strength, it comes from the Lord and when I can not He can.

The Face of the Unwanted

Today is my daughter's 8th birthday, as we celebrate the life God has given her I couldn't help but think that I was once told that this baby may not live to be born. I was even given instructions on where to go abort her because she was thought to have so many defects.