May 9, 2020.

As a momma who loves Jesus, I began praying for my children's spouses when I found out I was pregnant. So far, we have two "in-law" children who we now claim as our own, making us a family of seven. This girl was special from the start. Our youngest, Brett, wasn't a big communicator with [...]

May 6, 1991.

Twenty-nine years ago today, I stopped taking the meds that had been keeping contractions at bay for 10 weeks. My body was exhausted, medication keeping me awake at night and restless and anxious during the day. I had been on complete bed rest but, following my 36 week check up, my doc decided it was [...]

May 1, 2020.

At the beginning of each week, on Sunday, and the beginning of each month, my favorite planner, Sacred Ordinary Days Liturgical Year, prompts me to reflect on the week and then the month behind and the week and month ahead. How I did and how I want to do. This is Liturgical Year A. If [...]

Quarantine List 1.

BOOKS. Tell me what you are reading (title and author). I'll pull together everyone's input, add some inks, and get it back to you tonight. I'm also asking for input on Instagram and Facebook and will post the lists to those places as well. Share with your social media people so we can get more [...]

December 30, 2019.

This really is my favorite time of the year. That magical time of year where the hustle leading up to Christmas Day is over. The tree is still up and, this year at least, really could stay up the entire 12 Days of Christmas because we picked a good one at the tree farm. The [...]