True confession. I have felt angry at God. As most of you know, I have wanted to be a mama since I can remember. When asked what I wanted to be when I grew up I always confidently responded, “A mother”. I had no plan B. I got married at 23 and had my first […]Read more "Angry"
As I wondered through Oldtown alone yesterday I saw a family with young children. They ran in and out of the stores purchasing items and food for their children in a very rushed unhappy manor. They stopped at the playground and they set a timer for 2 minutes. In the toy store they allowed 5 […]Read more "Childhood"
I am often asked what my favorite scripture is. I always answer that Acts 20:24 is my life verse. I first heard it in Sunday School in first grade when my teacher, Mrs. Mack, shared it with us. I remember pondering the words in my heart. I reasoned that I wanted everyone to know that […]Read more "My Life Verse"
There are two things in this world that always excite me. They are: coffee and free things. I love everything about coffee! The taste, the smell, the warm feeling as it passes through my throat, I could go on and on. In my opinion, there is no wrong time for a cup of joe with […]Read more "National Coffee Day"
Since I was a very young child, I have been in awe of the world around me. I find the rocks, rivers, moon, mountains, animals, and stars are mesmerizing and beautiful. I am drawn to creation because in it I see the attributes of my Heavenly Father. As I gaze upon His work, I am […]Read more "Nothing Too Difficult"
You probably are questioning why I learned to walk four times. Most of us take our first steps when we are about a year old, and we are off and running from there. I recall as a mother, how I looked forward to the day when my children would walk. Then later, as I was […]Read more "Learning to Walk…4 Times"
Happy Birthday Paul, Rachel, and Lily! Twelve years ago today our triplets were born. I can remember parts of the day in extreme detail. I was in the hospital, as I had been for the past 8 weeks of my pregnancy, because of the high risk nature due to multiples and my Crohn’s Disease. Throughout […]Read more "Happy Birthday Triplets"