I thought I was over the hurt, but as I slipped my thumb under the seal of the invitation to my 10-year college reunion I realized I had not forgiven her. During our last semester at school, harsh tones and accusing anger from a friend had been more than I could handle, especially in the middle […]
While You Are Sleeping
Startled by the silence, I sat up in bed so I could see the neon red lights that told me it was three in the morning, time to feed the baby. But Andrew hadn’t made a sound. Was something wrong? Or was he sleeping through the night? Wavering between panic and joy, I felt […]
How Am I Going to Do This?
“ No one will be able to stand against you as long as you live. I will be with you, just as I was with Moses. I will not leave you or abandon you. Be strong and courageous, for you will distribute the land I swore to their fathers to give them as an inheritance.” Joshua 1:5-6, CSB Has God ever […]
What’s Wrong With Me?
How often do you think, “What’s wrong with me?” It’s a question I’ve asked myself way too many times. When I forget something important, when I’m late for a meeting, lose my keys, miss deadlines or walk into a room in my house and can’t remember why I went there. But one day, I realized […]
This is Love
It’s been a decade since Andrew told me, but I’ll never forget the words that spilled out of my little boy’s heart effortlessly. Words that changed the way I pressured myself into believing I had to be the perfect mom. Driving through carpool line, Andrew held his bag of Valentine treats and asked when they’d be passing them out in class. […]