Do We Really Trust In God?

    October 18, 2018
    Trust in God

    It started out like any other day…

    I hit the snooze button multiple times, then finally drug myself out of bed. I visited with my husband who had already been awake for over an hour, taken kids to cross country practice, made coffee, and who knows what else, and then went to wake up the kids who were still asleep and start my morning routine. Somewhere between coffee and taking the kids to school was when it happened…

    I was trying to fix my son’s shoe. His insole kept sliding around, so I was using superglue to hold it in place. I asked my 13-year-old son to hold the bottle while I slid the insole back into the shoe. That sounded safe enough. But apparently I forgot to factor in the fact that it was a Monday. Or that my son, who I love dearly, is somehow related to both Ferdinand the bull and Clumsy Smurf. He is the sweetest, clumsiest, most awkward and loving 13-year-old boy you will ever meet. Any who…

    That’s When It Happened…

    My eye started burning. I knew instantly what had happened, I just didn’t know how. There was superglue in my eye. Continue Reading
  • Simply Walking with Jesus Day In and Day Out

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  • Do you believe in Jesus? If so... why?

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  • I dropped the ball... again.

    When My Mama Bear Instincts & Faith Collide

    “Pass him! Pass him!! Pass!!! Him!!!!” I screamed louder and louder until my voice grew horse. The cross country runners were less than twenty yards from the finish line and closing and my boy…

    September 27, 2018
  • #FaithandInk

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    September 24, 2018
  • Only Jesus can heal the pain in my aching heart...

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    September 20, 2018
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    September 13, 2018