For Mothers…But Especially for Others


I pray that what I have to share today will provide encouragement to those who need it and understanding for those who may need to encourage someone you know and love some day. With some comic relief at the end :) Let me start by saying that I know this weekend’s holiday is a painful or bittersweet time for many.  Some of you don’t have your mothers here with you on earth anymore.  Others of you Continue Reading

A Movie to Inspire Faith and Courage


"SOUL SURFER is the inspiring true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, inspiring millions worldwide through the love of her family, her sheer determination, and her unwavering faith in Jesus Christ. The film features an all-star cast, including AnnaSophia Robb and Helen Hunt, with Carrie Underwood Continue Reading

Quick Note with Some Lovely Links

Daughter returned Monday evening from a front-end-of-spring-break 4-day mission trip to Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.  Here’s the whole group {missionary family are the 4 on the left, my girl is the one in the front wearing the “Red” shirt}.  They knocked out some serious work and got to love on the kiddos on Sunday for church.  She will return with a larger group in June that will run a Continue Reading

Because I {We} Don’t Take Enough Photos

This is the most recent picture taken of my little family…and it will be a year old before long!  Sometimes family members will try to snap a shot on the rare occasions they can get the three of us to sit or stand still long enough, but those often don’t turn out for one reason or another. My sister and niece have become quite the photography enthusiasts (I think sis took the pic above).  We Continue Reading