I had been having off and on contractions for a couple of weeks, and there were a couple of times I thought I was in the beginning stages of labor only to be disappointed when the contractions suddenly stopped. At my 38 week appointment my doctor offered induction, and with my fluid a 7 (5… Continue reading paisley’s birth story
Last week was Church of the Highlands’s kids conference – Summer Blast! It’s very similar to the well-known VBS (Vacation Bible School) that lots of churches have, but it’s only 3 days (Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday). Last year I wasn't able to get the time off work to serve, but since I'm no longer working, I… Continue reading summer blast 2019
We are 5 months into 2019 and I never would have imagined our year would be filled with so much already. We found a house, put in an offer and it got accepted sooner than we expected. So we put our house on the market and within a week we had an offer that we… Continue reading so, what’s next?
Dear Sarah, Culture will say you failed. They’ll say you’re immature and that you made a mistake. It will try to get you to doubt, to slink back into “their box” and guilt you to feel less than adequate. But let me remind you of something – you’re a rebel. Always have been, always will… Continue reading letters to me || you were made for this
“We’re not getting the house.” It was Wednesday night (3.13.19) and we were winding down in our bed. I was in the middle of a chapter of a book with plans to fall asleep when the chapter was over. When I heard Aaron say these words, I looked up mid-paragraph and saw Aaron’s expressionless face.… Continue reading just like that
"Teach [the Word] to your children, talking about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Write them on the doorframes of your houses and on your gates..." -Deuteronomy 11:19-20 Faith is the foundation of our family. We are very open in our… Continue reading they’re watching
Aaron and I love investing in our marriage, and our church’s marriage conference is a great opportunity for us to learn together. The theme of this year’s conference was “Always” from 1 Corinthians 13:7, “It [love] always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.” I hurried home from work to greet our babysitter and give… Continue reading always – marriage conference 2019