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

Sunbeams

Before school started I took the kids to have a little fun at Crayola Experience. We were in line to do one of the activities, the girl helping the kids asked Jonathan witch mold he wanted to make "Emoji or a ring?"

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.

If it is Strength You See…

When someone hears my story I sometimes get told
"you're strong..."
or
"God won't give you more than you can handle"
 
I've often just smile but I really don't like being told this. They may see the girl standing in front of them at the moment and she may look strong. But what they don't know is that I am literally biting my tongue because I don't want to cry (again).