Angry

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 […]

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Learning to Walk…4 Times

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 […]

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Happy Birthday Triplets

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 […]

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Beautiful

This verse comes from one of my favorite chapters in all of the scriptures. As I reflect on my life, I can think of many circumstances that I did not understand and even questioned why they occurred at the time. When I look back on those periods, though difficult, the purpose is clear and I […]

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Ten Years Ago Today

Ten 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 my hospital stay Craig and Hannah […]

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Family Stories

One of the greatest things about family, is that they never let you live certain things down. You know, the recurring stories that get shared everytime you get together. The stories may get embellished, but they never get forgotten. Take for instance, the time I fell into the lagoon at the State Fair of Texas. […]

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Togetherness

If I had to think of a word that would sum up our sabbatical so far, it would be “togetherness”.  For the past two weeks the six of us have been practically inseparable.  It is a rare gift in this world, when one can have time away to focus on growing in Christ and growing […]

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