Parents I know you understand. When you have more than one child and illness strikes, you cross your fingers that the rest of the house is spared. It rarely works but it's a great thought. This last week was full of prayers that our sweet Kayla would get better soon and her sisters wouldn't get… Continue reading White Flag
Forty Two years ago under the twilight sky by the Deschutes River, in a little known town of Bend, Oregon, my parents exchanged wedding vows. If they had only known that two years later I would appear in their life to spice things up they probably would have reconsidered their vows, lol!!! (Just kidding) In… Continue reading Many Moons Ago
On Sunday my parents braved the mighty task of taking our three littles across the river and through the woods to their home. It was a big trip for our girls. The first time that they would be actually a good 150 some miles from mommy and daddy for several nights. My mom wasn't quite… Continue reading Wings
If you are a parent you know full well that pep talks are a staple in the home. Now, I don't know much when it comes to boys but girls I've got you covered. By the age of well 3, girls need pep talks. It's not really big things but the general, " Honey, she… Continue reading Pep Talk Ended
You all, these last few months have been such a journey for me. As a mom, wife, nurse and a woman of God. Listening to him and learning to trust that all the plans I thought I understood I might not have completely. It's been eye opening and freeing. I realize that I can make… Continue reading Ah Ha!!
The Bronte sisters were amazing writers. They each had a way of telling a story that was engaging and thought provoking all at once. This evening I ran across a quote from Charlotte Bronte that made me love her even more. "I avoid looking forward or backward and try to keep looking upward."
I've been blessed to have several men in my family who served in the military. I grew up knowing that their sacrifice was great and many others was far greater. So on this Memorial Day I want to say Thank you to the men and women who have served in our military. We owe you… Continue reading Thank You
This month of May has been a journey for me. Lots of ups and downs and pathways that I never saw coming. However, as I reflect back if I hadn't gone down those paths I wouldn't have learned or grown as much as I have. I still have a lot of work and growth to… Continue reading Roads