Who knew that watching a simple documentary on where our food comes from in 2012 would have set us on the course towards planning a food ministry & being more mindful of the items we purchased for our family? After all, we have the power to make a change just with the items we buy … Continue reading Doing Better
I am shaking as I get ready to share this. I feel COMPLETELY and utterly unqualified, yet called to share. We had always planned on JC having a 20 year military career. When we felt nudged to move home, we told God "There was no way, we could never make ends meet." God clearly had … Continue reading Blessedly Broken
Its so crazy to think back, as I sit here ready to type from the other side. But, after a few years of walking through what I have often called our dessert place, I think its safe to say we're officially done with that season. Sure, we still have some uncertainties and some hurdles, but … Continue reading Surviving the Pain
Stop trying to prove that you are enough and just embrace it. Stop chasing the next way to get a quick "like" on social media. I know its easier said than done. I know the world is screaming at you from every direction that your clothes should be tighter and more revealing. I hear how … Continue reading Sweet Girl, You Are ENOUGH!
One of my favorite things is fresh baked bread. I can never wait for the loaves to cool before I slice into them and somehow, it always feels like Christmas morning. The anticipation as I'm cutting in, trying not to squish the still hot bread, wondering did it cook all the way through? After a … Continue reading A BUSY MOMMA’S BREAD RECIPE
For as long as I can remember I have loved "old" things. I think that is partially why I have been so drawn to this whole Farmhouse vibe that seems to be so popular nowadays. The idea of simplicity, of having less but doing more, of being intentional, authentic, and hospitable. Growing up, my … Continue reading ARE YOU BUILDING TABLES OR FENCES?
Lord, Please be with my children today as they start school. Help them to grow more & more confident in the abilities you have given them. Help them to remember the values we have tried to instill in them. I pray that they are kind, helpful, respectful, brave & ready to learn today. Please be … Continue reading A BACK-2-SCHOOL PRAYER