I had reached my limit. My husband had been out of the country on business for a week and a half, the house was a mess, I was up to my eyeballs in laundry, and my kids were into everything. I had already cleaned up blue gel food coloring that day (super powerful stuff, let…

“This is the day the Lord has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it.” (Psalm 118:24) Over the past year, I have felt God whisper many times to me to get out of my own head and pay attention to what’s around me. Not to always worry about the next thing, in music…

Who can forget the wonderful Mr. Rogers on television asking in his oh-so-friendly voice, “Won’t you be my neighbor?” We all wanted to be his neighbor! I learned one of my greatest lessons about being a neighbor from my young son, Brennan. We had new neighbors move in next door. The woman, Susan, was confined…

Last month we took our twin boys to the happiest place on earth. Nope, not Maui. That would be my happy place. Yup, you guessed it. Disneyland. Our boys are five. They’d never been to Disneyland. Their sisters told them plenty of stories. But this was a first for them. A maiden voyage into the…

Eight months ago I made the goal to run a half marathon. My goal propelled me forward, but I was not enjoying it. I was all too aware of my aching muscles and the fact that I was not enjoying it. Then one morning everything changed. I was halfway through a run, mentally complaining over…

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My little nephew is truly a show stopper! He has a way with saying the most precious and yet hilarious comments. His father passed away a few years ago when he was an infant. Sometimes I see glimpses of his father through him. It is a unique experience to observe a young child whose dad…

My husband and I went to our son’s Back to School night last night. While I’ve been to many of these types of school meetings – as a teacher and now as a mom – I always love hearing my son’s principal speak about the kids. She loves them. She memorizes their names before they…

In a former life, I was a local pageant queen. One of my queenly responsibilities was speaking to youth groups and giving motivational speeches. I remember one speech in particular for a group of teenage girls – some of whom were only a couple years younger than me – about confidence and self esteem. The…

I have spent much of my life working with children and those who teach and care for them. I have noticed attributes children have quite naturally that we sometimes end up missing in our adult lives. One is a sense of worth. In Isaiah we read, “I will make a man more precious than fine…

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