Spiritual Victory / Trusting God

Releasing Fear and Embracing God

On January 5, 2017

  This blog has always been about embracing things in life.  But I’m learning you can’t fully embrace something if you’re clinging closely to something that is not good for you.  The next few months we’ll be talking about a few things we need to release, so we can fully embrace God, life and the blessings and circumstances in our…

Printables / Spiritual Victory

One Word Resolution

On December 11, 2016

Every December I’d make a list of resolutions that sounded like it would make my life just the way I wanted.  And about halfway through January, they would all be abandoned, and I would feel doomed to be stuck the way I was forever.  Can you relate? So, one year I decided to simply choose one year to be the…

Encouragement / Holiday / Trusting God

Cultivating a Heart of Thankfulness

On November 20, 2016

Thanksgiving is just a few days away and I am super excited.  I love the fun times with family gathered around the table.  The food, oh my goodness, the food!  Potatoes and turkey and stuffing (oh my!) smothered in gravy.  Pie smothered in Cool Whip.  Yes please!!  And I adore the season.  The crisp weather, the kaleidoscopic display of leaves…

Encouragement / Parenting / Special needs parenting

Why Being A Special Needs Mom Isn’t Something to Fear

On October 21, 2016

I overheard two expectant mamas talking in a Chick-fil-A play area.  They sat together on one bench, oblivious to their older boys playing together, and they each were expecting a boy.  I watched my kids play with these soon to be big brothers. These mamas chatted about due dates, pregnancy woes, and pediatricians.  And then the conversation took an unexpected…