Happy Father’s Day 2014… To My Heavenly Father

Father’s Day has never been my favorite holiday.  In fact, it’s a holiday that used to cause deep-rooted sadness in my heart. Father’s Day is a “wonderful” day for people who were blessed with wonderful fathers, but for those of us whose fathers rejected, abandoned, abused, or neglected us…  It was certainly not enjoyable.  IContinue reading “Happy Father’s Day 2014… To My Heavenly Father”

Try God… He “REALLY” Works

I woke up this morning in a super grumpy mood… My whiney little girl… Whose recovering from a bout with the stomach bug… Certainly wasn’t helping my mood… Neither were my younger two boys banging the floors of their room above my head or my messy house screaming to be cleaned. It didn’t take meContinue reading “Try God… He “REALLY” Works”

My First and Last Love… Happy 14th Wedding Anniversary

First time you held my hand…  The moment… forever ingrained in my heart. The feeling… I will never forget…  I can’t possibly forget… I recall the powerful surge, the force of true and unconditional love shooting through my fingers… Landing in the center of my heart. Your touch created emotions in my soul so deep…Continue reading “My First and Last Love… Happy 14th Wedding Anniversary”

Help Me, Help Them… “I’ll Praise You In This Storm”

In the worst of circumstances, I can still see God’s blessings and goodness!  At times I may have to look harder, but their there, nonetheless. This week my family has been dealing with this new strain of Norwalk Virus, I think the name is Sydney, or it’s originated in Sydney… Something like that.  Anyway, it’sContinue reading “Help Me, Help Them… “I’ll Praise You In This Storm””

Thank You Lord for the Gift of Motherhood

Sweet little girl. A nasty old nightmare has awakened you. Steeling our sleep. Lying next to you in your bed… Soaking in this precious moment. As I wait for you to drift off to sleep… I watch you breathe… Caressing your baby soft cheeks. You make my heart smile, As you gently rub mommy’s hair.Continue reading “Thank You Lord for the Gift of Motherhood”

Today’s Joy in Raising a Tween

All my life I have heard people’s nightmare stories regarding raising their teenage children. I would be lying to say that I haven’t been frightened as a result of their stories. These stories have at times caused me to dread my four children becoming teenagers. My oldest son is almost a teenager, he will beContinue reading “Today’s Joy in Raising a Tween”

Written From A Heavy heart

This blog post is not an easy post for me to write, but my heart is heavy!  My spirit is sad!  My heart is breaking for this world!  My heart breaks for people who lack faith in God.  Those who face each day, with a void so vast, and an emptiness so debilitating.  The problemContinue reading “Written From A Heavy heart”

Life’s What Happens When You Have Other Plans

Life’s what happens when you have other plans! A good friend, mentor, and mother figure has stated this quote to me, on countless occasions. Needless to say, it’s not my favorite thing to hear, but I will admit it is the truest statement, I think I’ve ever heard. Do we plan on a loved oneContinue reading “Life’s What Happens When You Have Other Plans”

When To Confront

You ever get the feeling someone is judging you and they don’t know you enough to judge you, in the first place? Have you ever been hurt by another’s casual and unplanned attack on your personal character? Don’t get me wrong, I am a sinner, and I have a lot of becoming more like ChristContinue reading “When To Confront”