O Light of light, shine in!

O Light of light, shine in! Cast out this night of sin, Create true day within: O Light of light, shine in! O Light, all light excelling, Make my heart Thy dwelling; O Joy, all grief dispelling, To my poor heart come in! O Joy of joys, come in! End Thou this grief of sin, […]

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no servant is greater than his master

I had a profound experience last year during Holy Week. After a day filled with many obstacles, I decided to wash my cares away in the nail salon.  Honestly, I was ‘not fit for human consumption” at that point.  That’s my fancy way of saying I had a bad attitude! When I walked into the salon […]

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when my heart is overwhelmed

From the ends of the earth, I cry to you for help when my heart is overwhelmed. Lead me to the towering rock of safety Psalm 61:2 I heard other moms say it would happen, but I didn’t see it coming.  My girls have been my whole world for the last 13 years, but it […]

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less of me

sometimes my passion turns to pride  my vision blurred by my own eyes  I need more of You  and less of me I’m quick to doubt, easy to shake  ruled by emotions that I can’t fake  I need more of You  and less of me  less of me and more of You  take these hands and take these feet  […]

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hurry up…

I am not a patient person. In fact, I am so NOT patient that I won’t order stuff online because I want it NOW!  But God has been speaking to me about being more patient and waiting on Him. We bought our house almost 12 years ago, and along with our new home- we also […]

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Don’t let the good stuff pass you by

savor each moment don’t let the good stuff pass by take joy in small things!!  We met for a quick lunch date today to celebrate our 19th  wedding anniversary.  I can’t believe how fast the years are going by.  I got married at 19… and now have been married for half of my life.  And […]

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when you feel like hiding

sometimes I want to stay inside  and hide behind closed doors  pull the covers up over my head  and not deal with the world anymore  on certain days,  I cannot think  and words have no rhyme or reason I can’t seem to remember anything  and no- I’m not even teasing!!  but it’s when we’re  feeling most useless  […]

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A baker’s dozen

My oldest just turned 13.  I can hardly STAND it! A teenager *gasp*!! I remember turning 13 like it was yesterday. I was painfully shy and tall.  I wanted more than anything to hide from everyone and fade into the background.  But as I navigated those awkward years, I learned to stand tall. I see […]

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