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Glimmer

(Written in 2015) Today I celebrate 8 years of marriage with the man I love.  Over thirteen years ago we started dating.  There always felt like there was uncertainty in our relationship, prior to us getting engaged.  I never knew for sure that he really wanted to be with me.  There was one time we […]

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Tell me ’bout the good ole days

Even though we grow older, I think there may be part of us that always feels like a child.  We mature and gain responsibilities, learn and grow wiser.  Our bodies can certainly feel the years before our heart does.  Perhaps we become less afraid of things, and more afraid of others (as we realize all […]

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Shiny Things

It’s so easy to lose focus.   So easy to get wrapped up in all the wrong things.  So easy to worry and try to take control of the situation, and try to figure it out all by yourself.  Oh, wait.  That is the hard way.  Why won’t I just trust God?  It’s not a cliché’, […]

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Happy Birthday Daddy!

My Dad.  Daddy.  Papa.  Just thinking about my Dad warms my heart:  his hugs, his smile, his spirit.  He always tries to make me laugh, with no regard to how silly he might look doing it.  When I was a kid, I remember asking him to walk around impersonating a chicken for me and my […]

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What is Love?

What is Love? (Baby don’t hurt me, don’t hurt me, no more) Okay, sorry, I couldn’t resist. But really, I have been thinking about that.  What does it mean to love?  To be “in love”?  Love is often referred to as a feeling, but is that what it really is?  If you look to Hollywood, […]

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Wait

I believe God is always showing me things.  I just don’t always pay attention. He gives me a glimpse of what He sees sometimes, just a hint.  If I am open, then He opens my heart even more and teaches me. I was fixing Zach a snack the other day, cutting up strawberries for him […]

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