She Found Her Brave

She Found Her Brave

June 13, 2017. 11:00 am. Checotah, Oklahoma. Not a day or place I will soon forget. Three days before, June 10, was a happy, busy, fun filled day. It was the day our youngest daughter, Cassady, married her high school sweetheart. 250 of our closest friends and family...
When Love Was Left Out

When Love Was Left Out

A few years ago I had the privilege of praying with a friend whose heart had been broken. Her world was turned upside down and a sea of questions surrounded her at every turn. We prayed embraced and cried together until we felt assured that heaven had heard our cry....
10 Reasons to Celebrate My Empty Nest

10 Reasons to Celebrate My Empty Nest

For almost 28 years I’ve been mothering. Complete with the sleepless nights, runny noses, dirty diapers, teething, potty training, fit throwing, sibling quarrels, starting school, running late for school, homework for 8,640 days of school, teenage drama, acne, braces,...

Zucchini Bread

See this picture to the left here? Those are zucchini, monstrous, ginormous zucchini. Now, imagine with me if you will that your husband, a hobbyist gardener, brings in an arm full of these monstrous zucchini every day for weeks, plops them on the counter and says,...
Above The Waddle

Above The Waddle

This is one of those posts that I struggled with, I battled back and forth, should I write it or not. But, I’ve promised my readers, my mother, myself and God that I would write what was on my mind and heart and try not to listen all the static in my head. So...