My Mother. Her beauty is beyond compare. She is full of grace and mercy. She loves freely and fully, never asking, or even wanting, anything in return. She is the embodiment of motherhood, womanhood. She is still where my head longs to rest. She carries all of my burdens and she crushes all of my… Continue reading For Frannie, My Mother
The political left is the self-proclaimed champion of the civil rights movement. They claim their deepest conviction is to serve and protect the marginalized. And yet there is one issue, that is truly at the heart of their ideology, that is in direct contradiction to everything they stand for. That issue is unrestricted abortion.
I'm going to get real with you all today. Last night was one of those "want to scream the "f" word repeatedly/cry/briefly consider running away" kind of nights. My three year old and 11 month old are sick with a cold. Neither of them can breathe and therefore cannot sleep. My three year old, Livi, has… Continue reading For the Mothers
For my Lily on her 13th birthday. Lily, my darling angel. A few years ago,when you were in the midst of great difficulty concerning your health, daddy had a dream. He saw you dancing with butterflies in a vibrant garden. A garden so beautiful it could not be of this world. With eyes that could… Continue reading For my Lily
What if we saw people the way God sees them? What if we saw ourselves the way God sees us? What would happen if we viewed the world through the eyes of Christ???????? My sweet Lily is completely blind. All she knows of the world around her is what we tell her and what she… Continue reading Through the eyes of Christ
How do you define the value of life? No really. I am asking how YOU define the value of life. This is a question that troubles me. It is a question that I find answered over and over again by the medical professionals, doctors in particular, who "care" for my sweet Lily. And I find their answer differs greatly… Continue reading How do YOU define the value of life?
I have been trying to write this post for months now. I kept trying to invent a way to say what I wanted to say without actually saying it. But you know what? You all don't need bull. You don't need gimmicks. You need me to do what I promised to do, to tell the truth. So here… Continue reading Marriage isn’t hard
I have had the incredible privilege to love and be loved by two amazing men. I have been loved so well throughout my life. First by my father and then by my husband. These two men... These two men are truly men after God's own heart. They each daily lay down their lives for their… Continue reading Happy Father’s Day
I am the one who stifles her tears I am the one who accepts the burdens she bears I am the one who faces the night I am the one who quiets her fright I am the one who keeps plodding on I am the one who believes in the dawn I am the one… Continue reading The road I walk.