I cannot think of Father’s Day without feeling thankful for my Dad, John Hannah. To say I love the guy, is definitely an understatement. There are many qualities that made him the best dad in the world for me, but I will just highlight a few of my favorites. When I reflect back on my […]Read more "My Daddy"
Yesterday, we are celebrating our 21st anniversary! Being a bit of a hopeless romantic, I enjoy hearing love stories. Whether they are real or fictional, a good love story always grabs my attention. So, I will share mine with my husband of 20 years, Craig. I must be perfectly honest, my husband is much better […]Read more "It’s Been 21 Years!"
When I visualize what it would be like to go before a person of great power, like the president or a monarch, I envision entering their presence meekly and humbly. Probably in fear and trembling. However, the Bible tells us we can come boldly into the presence of Our God, who wields far more power […]Read more "Approachable"
Happy Friday friends! This verse is one of my favorites in all of Scripture. As an independent firstborn, I see very few limitations and am usually confident in my ability to make things happen, if I just try hard enough. Cease striving does not come naturally to me. I am guessing some of you struggle […]Read more "Striving"
I cannot think about Mother’s Day without thinking of my mother. I am convinced that I won the jackpot when it comes to mom’s. This is not a realization that I have come to recently. This was something I knew from a very young age. As I go through various stages of life, I appreciate […]Read more "My Mother"
Anything that can go wrong…will go wrong on Mother’s Day. I say this out of humor not bitterness. My sweet nine year old triplets and 16 year old daughter try so hard to make the day special, that mayhem ensues. Their motives are wonderful. Their results are, let’s just say, interesting. For example, my sweet […]Read more "The Perfect Imperfection of Mother’s Day"
I have noticed an apathy towards compassion in our culture. Mercy seems out of vogue, even in the evangelical community. In some cases, it seems kindness and grace is frowned upon. It seems we have found ways to justify our behavior. Sometimes, it is tied up in the “American dream”. We seem to believe if […]Read more "Compassionate Like Christ"