Last week I wrote about how my daughter was afraid to go to school, because a girl had been mean to her. But that story was actually about half of what had happened. When I was getting her ready for school, with only ten minutes to spare before leaving for the bus she asked me [...]
It was the day after Christmas. Meaning the day that every child wants to open, build, and play with every single Christmas gift they received. Also, the day that every parent is trying to get the kids to stay in bed just a little longer, trying to get them to be patient while they make [...]
A few weeks ago, I had flowers sent to my friend on the anniversary of the passing of a loved one. You never know what you are going to get when you order flowers from the internet, but the flowers were beautiful. White roses with some greenery sprinkled in. Roses are my favorite, but they [...]
I found this file on my computer this week, and realized I never posted this anywhere. I wrote it 3 years ago, but the truths stayed the same. It is the story of being a prodigal daughter, and the God who says to us "Daughter, you are now home." When I followed Jesus in high [...]
She is usually the go-with-the-flow child. The comfortable in most situations child. But when Olivia gets uncomfortable she comes and sits next to me. She will then tell anyone who tries to play with her that she just wants to sit by her mom. This year we put her in camp, and usually, she likes [...]
My daughter Olivia likes "pretty" things. Every morning she asks to wear a pretty dress, and she will let you know if the dress that you pick out for her is NOT pretty. For Christmas, we got her a couple of cute sparkly "pretty" shoes. She wore them all the time. It didn't matter if [...]
This is a letter I wrote to an older "Olivia" but it was inspired by someone who struggles with fearing she won't go to heaven out of the worry she will make the wrong decisions. This letter is for her... and for others who may feel like her.
Olivia knows she is a little princess. She is confident in who she is. She knows she is loved, and she would wear her favorite princess dress everyday if she could. I am pretty different in that confidence department, and that is what I am sharing about on my new post for Candidly Christian this [...]
Today I am doing something a little different on the blog, and sharing a video testimony/encouragement about a dream Olivia had during naptime yesterday. Take a watch, as this dream comes straight from the heart of God, and teaches us about the faith of a child.
If you ever want to feel like a fraud, write a blog. Seriously. More times than not, I feel inadequate in the things that I share because so many times I feel my faith and trust in Jesus isn't strong enough to put out there for the world wide web to read. And if you want to feel like a bigger fraud, change your blog's domain name to your own name.
But that is what I did. I have been thinking about it for about 6-8 months now, but felt it was prideful. However once I started having major problems with my site, I decided to switch blog platforms again, which would mean designing a whole new site, and with that I decided to change the name of my blog again to a name that will never change.
But there is another name that is unchanging...