Spiritual

Revisiting Once Upon a Time

I recently attended my nephew’s wedding. It was gorgeous. Stunning. Beautiful. Fresh. Nostalgic. Emotional. Beautiful. Did I mention beautiful? Breathtaking. A perfect summer wedding at a vineyard with a forever blue sky and fields of green in every direction. They gazed at each other with so much love. There was so much tender touching…hands on… Continue reading Revisiting Once Upon a Time

Inspiration · Parenthood · Spiritual

First Day of Pre-K and Beyond

“Mom, I’m so excited to ride the bus!!” “Honey, you’re not riding the bus this year. That’s next year, for kindergarten.” “Oh right. But I’m going to school every day this year, right?” “Yup.” “I can’t wait! I am just remembering all the fun stuff we did last year!” And just like that, my chubby,… Continue reading First Day of Pre-K and Beyond

Parenthood · Spiritual · Stories

When God Throws You In the Deep End

I was asked to periodically write the sermon reflections for my church here in Indy (Common Ground Christian Church West). Each week, we send out a little sermon summary with some reflection questions, thus it’s called the sermon reflection. I have been mulling over a blog involving my daughter Heidi’s swim lessons, and it leant… Continue reading When God Throws You In the Deep End

Inspiration · Spiritual

Have courage, dear heart

A post resurrected from last summer that I never published. I am posting this while I gather some interviews for future posts. 🙂 Enjoy. ————————————————————————————— It’s been awhile since I’ve written. Turns out having two kids is a lot more like multiplication instead of addition, as a wise friend told me a few months ago.… Continue reading Have courage, dear heart

Inspiration · Spiritual

This may be the most important blog post I’ve ever written…at least for me.

I remember one of the first “big” choices I ever had to make. (And now looking back, I think, “Oh if that was truly the hardest choice I would have to make nowadays! I miss those days!). I was merely an eighth grader, yet so grown up in my mind at the time. It was… Continue reading This may be the most important blog post I’ve ever written…at least for me.