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Why I Wrote a Children’s Book

"I Am Who God Says I Am And This is What I Know is a remarkable children's book. Being a former K-5th Elementary Teacher, this book embodies the innocence that God wants us all to have when allowing him to enter our hearts. The colorful illustrations, along with the...

Never Stop Growing and Learning

My mother taught kindergarten for more than 30 years. She was the most creative teacher I knew. From engaging children in fun plays, creating hilarious children-driven recipe cookbooks, to decorating her entire classroom in any theme she imagined, my mom was a true...

What Building an Iron-Sharpens-Iron Community Looks Like

Though she may have never thought about it this way, my mom’s way of building community was through cooking and entertaining. She loved doing both and had the gift of hospitality to do it well. In her later years she would host an annual “Girls Night In” for her...

Your Identity Is Worth Finding

For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul? (Matthew 16:26 KJV)   I love to travel. As I write this post, I am currently in Australia and heading to New Zealand to visit...

To Everything There is a Season

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: (Ecclesiastes 3:1 NKJV)As I sit in my mother’s backyard, I ponder where to begin this book. It’s a peaceful and unseasonably warm and windy December day. A neighbor’s dog barks in the...

Identity and Infertility

“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.” (Psalm 139:13-14 NIV)   In my home, we are deep in the throes of puberty. With four...
Why I Wrote a Children’s Book

Why I Wrote a Children’s Book

"I Am Who God Says I Am And This is What I Know is a remarkable children's book. Being a former K-5th Elementary Teacher, this book embodies the innocence that God wants us all to have when allowing him to enter our hearts. The colorful illustrations, along with the...

Your Identity Is Worth Finding

Your Identity Is Worth Finding

For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul? (Matthew 16:26 KJV)   I love to travel. As I write this post, I am currently in Australia and heading to New Zealand to visit...

To Everything There is a Season

To Everything There is a Season

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: (Ecclesiastes 3:1 NKJV)As I sit in my mother’s backyard, I ponder where to begin this book. It’s a peaceful and unseasonably warm and windy December day. A neighbor’s dog barks in the...

Identity and Infertility

Identity and Infertility

“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.” (Psalm 139:13-14 NIV)   In my home, we are deep in the throes of puberty. With four...