“I need Easter,” is a phrase that has been swimming around in my head this past week. I don’t need the candy, the bunny, the fake symbols of the holiday. I don’t need those: no one does. I need Easter, the promise, the love, the Grace. I need it now, … Continue reading →
Money. It’s so necessary, and sometimes feels evil. It’s not my favorite topic, but I’ve made it my mission to raise financially savvy kids. Sometimes, it’s harder than I ever thought it would be, and other times, I know it’s necessary.
“I can only imagine…” are words I hear a lot. They are said by someone who is trying, wanting, and needing to comfort or help. They are honest and real and don’t offend me at all. I think it’s because it’s … Continue reading →
Whenever I think about young widows Scarlett O’Hare comes to mind. She was famous for exclaiming, “I’m too young to be a widow!” She didn’t want to hide for a year, or wear black. She wanted to continue with life, wear fancy dresses, … Continue reading →
Since late summer in 2000, I loved Scott with my whole heart. However, on August 10, 2013, I learned the price of a deep love. After watching my husband, wince in pain, no matter how many drugs the doctors gave him, I knew … Continue reading →
One December night, Scott, the kids, and I came home from a Christmas party. We tucked our tired babies safely in their beds; and sighed that wonderful sigh when everything in life feels wonderful. Once the kids were down, Scott and I did our normal … Continue reading →
I feel like I’m standing at this gigantic fork in the road, waiting for answer about which road to take. The road leads to the future; it’s the first big step in creating a new life for three, and letting go of … Continue reading →
The truth: The last month or so, I’ve been a sad, cranky, basket case. The ugly cry everyday, how will I live through another moment, basket-case. I’ve been sad and grieving. Everyone keeps telling me I’m allowed to feel … Continue reading →