Dear 33-year-old me, Hi there, friend. I see you standing there, forcing a smile with that precious 8 year old girl of yours and all I want to do is sit down with you and have a chat. You're carrying a huge burden. Or rather, lots of huge burdens. You're still struggling to forgive your… Continue reading Dear 33-year-old me
My co-workers hear me say this phrase a lot: "If I get hit by a bus . . ." If I get hit by a bus, here are the summer program letters ready to be mailed out the first of May. If I get hit by a bus, all of next year's tuition binders are all… Continue reading How to prepare for MS relapses
I sat at the decorated table, adorned with colorful table cloth, themed centerpiece, cute paper plates with finger foods in various stages of nibbles, and MOPs (Mothers Of Preschoolers) literature for that month's meeting listening to the conversations of the other moms. I did not fit in. We were going to a church that was… Continue reading Thrive
The stage was being set. The hour was drawing near. Jesus knew He had very little time left to prepare His disciples for what was to come. He didn't create detailed handouts or make His disciples take sermon notes. He asked them to share a meal with Him. He washed their feet. He loved them.… Continue reading Take Heart…
I think people have this perception that runners always love running. Like they think we love running as much as people enjoy binge watching Netflix or eating chocolate. They couldn't be more wrong. The honest truth is most of us struggle to get started. And most of us, at least my friends and husband and… Continue reading Game Changer
When my life is coming to an end and I am ready to see Jesus' face... what regrets will I have? I've thought a lot about the things I know I wouldn't say: I wish I had saved more money. I wish we hadn't taken those vacations. I wish I had lived in a bigger… Continue reading No regrets…
What if the MRI shows new lesions? What if this fatigue and tingling I'm feeling is the beginning of another exacerbation? What if we can't afford the copay? What if the fridge goes out? What if that noise was the HVAC going out? What if I'm not thinking about all the many possibilities for what… Continue reading What if?