My husband and I stood on the beach with our two oldest children. We had been looking forward to this getaway for months. We stood there, holding hands with our daughter and oldest son as waves rushed up the sand, covering our toes with icy water. “Let’s go farther!” my daughter exclaimed. We shuffled forward … Continue reading Square One
As a child, I was always fascinated with how Peter Pan could separate his shadow from his body. How cool was it that he could grab and hold his shadow?! I mean, what a great trick to show off to your friends. I wanted to be able to do that so badly, but it’s just … Continue reading Draw Near: My Favorite Part of Easter
My son woke up with a fever; he wouldn’t be going to school. I got in the car to take my daughter to school. I turned the key in the ignition. Nothing. We quickly switched to Kris’ car and off we went. Later that morning, we tried jumping my car. The battery wouldn’t charge. Kris … Continue reading The Hope Cycle – Part 3
"I'm going to the ER." Those words usually strike panic, but for me, they brought relief.