Growing Faith: Patience and Prayer

January. The time of year for new beginnings, a fresh start, and hope for change. Last month I wrote about opening the greatest gift we have ever been given, the gift of God’s Son,Jesus. We don’t deserve such a perfect gift, but God loves us and wanted a way for us to have a foreverContinue reading “Growing Faith: Patience and Prayer”

Lessons in the Valley: Choosing What’s Doable

As parents, we have choices to make daily.  We have to determine what is best for each child at a given moment of the day.  Most of the time, it’s pretty clear-cut: eat, sleep, bathe, play, school, etc.  When it comes to a child with a chronic illness, those choices become a little more difficult.Continue reading “Lessons in the Valley: Choosing What’s Doable”

Lessons in the Valley: Perseverance

I have always loved school.  I was that kid that cried at the end of every school year, that kid that had dreams about school all summer long and couldn’t sleep the night before I donned my new school clothes and shoes.  I simply loved learning.  I adored my teachers, well most of them.  MyContinue reading “Lessons in the Valley: Perseverance”