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
How does one fundamentally change a culture? By setting a precedent. Once a precedent has been set, the door is wide open for the inevitable next step... And the next... And the next... Those who are certain issues will not evolve and move further down the path on which they are set, will discover their… Continue reading Defend Life
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
I would not dare stand before you and profess that my convictions, my truth, is the one truth. That my interpretation of God's will, God's word, and God's call is absolute. I will however profess with total confidence that these truths are the truth..... "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and… Continue reading My truth, your truth, THE TRUTH.
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
Woman. Allow me to tell you who you are. You are chosen. You were chosen before the foundation of the earth. You are a daughter of the King. You are His beloved. You are mighty. You crush the head of the snake. You are beautiful. You are fearfully and wonderfully made. You are called. You are… Continue reading Woman.
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
Each of us are in the midst of a war. We all fight a different battle, but our enemy's end game remains the same..... To destroy us.