Living for Today

The other day, I held my two month old nephew for a couple of hours. I breathed in his beautiful baby smell, smiled at his coos, bounced him when he was fussy. I loved his soft baby skin, and his big baby eyes. It was so beautiful and glorious and I wanted those moments with […]

All You Need is a Pair of Shoes

Exercise is my Zoloft; it’s my sanity. It’s not my favorite thing to do, but I’m addicted to the wonderful feeling I get when I’m done. I have a love/hate relationship with it, but I always come back to it, wanting more. Once Scott was diagnosed, exercise was the first thing I let go. Of […]

The Blessings of Grumpy Attitudes and Healing

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“Beep! Beep! Beep!” my alarm sings too early on a Saturday morning. Feeling the weight of a nearly sleepless night, I just want to stay in bed. The day is too hard to face and my bed feels wonderful. I hear a puppy whine from her blanket on my bed. She knows I’m awake and […]

Glimpses of Him


My friends love to hear about the signs we see. They love the stories about iPads that turn on by themselves, squirrels who follow us on walks, and sea gulls that photobomb our family picture. Sometimes butterflies hover around us, like they have a message. These are just some of the stories, and we love […]