Adoption/Foster Care is Hard! Remember getting married, and year 2 or 3, when the love goggles were off, broken in a corner somewhere, and you saw your spouse for the first time for the broken, non-perfect, mess of a person that they really were…oh yeah, and they saw you the same…and then you had to … More Family Meeting Anyone?
Today I was afforded a fun example of failure for my children. Ok, I’ll be honest, it wasnt fun, it was humiliating, but the way we’ll laugh about it forever…that will be fun. I’m a childrens pastor. So, I find myself on stage semi regularly, and I’ll be honest, I’m rarely nervous about it. It’s … More Failure
Have you ever tried to save someone who was drowning? I remember when the kids were little, we went to Turner Falls as a family. There is this huge water slide in the water that Braden really wanted to go down. He was probably only 4 or 5. Now, my kids started swimming the moment … More Drowning: How to breathe when tragedy strikes
Lately I seem to be getting it all wrong. I am trying. I am really trying. I am trying hard… I am trying to keep it together. I am trying to be a great wife. I am trying to be a great mother. I am trying to give advice. I am trying to comfort. I … More I am getting it all wrong
Today I am 36 years young, and while I hope to have at least 36 years left in my future, I have learned a few lessons in my years that I thought I would pass along to you. Enjoy! God is in control even when life is out of control Working for the future doesn’t … More 36 Lessons I’ve Learned In 36 Years