Not Ideal

2020 has not been ideal. That’s an understatement. Did you complete your 2020 Resolutions? Me neither. Not even close. I made it to the end of 2020. That’s enough. None of us saw a single aspect of this year coming. I have lost count of how many times the wind has gotten knocked out ofContinue reading “Not Ideal”

The Best Cheerleader

Parenting is 100% nothing like I thought it would be. It has pushed me, broken me, stretched me, and nearly destroyed me. If my children become productive citizens of this world, it will not be because of a single thing I have done. This parenting gig is the most fly-by-the-seat-of-my-pants thing I do. I preferContinue reading “The Best Cheerleader”

Sadness and Joy

There are countless people who shaped my faith as a child. The older I become, the more I realize the impact they had. I never heard a negative word spoken about Alice. She had more energy than the rest of the church put together. Always showing up. Always serving. Always loving. Throughout her life, herContinue reading “Sadness and Joy”

Make New Memories Thanksgiving 2020

Throughout my life, I remember when specific holidays looked different for me. I remember the first time I divided Thanksgiving between my family’s home and my fiancé’s (at the time). I cried, not because I didn’t love my fiancé or his family, but because change is hard especially when it makes you feel things youContinue reading “Make New Memories Thanksgiving 2020”