This has been such a hard blog to write. Once we put something out there on paper/blogland it somehow holds us to accountability, but I've done the "looking WAY back," "looking back" and now it's time to set nostalgia aside for a minute and take a deep breath to look ahead. This is not a … Continue reading Looking Ahead. With the Heart.
16 years. 16 years ago this month, everything changed. I found new life. All the hurt and shame was wiped clean and I handed over everything I had been painfully lugging around on my back to Jesus. I remember in jr. high feeling so sad and empty, emotions that would continue on with me. I … Continue reading #thankful thursday- 16 years
Today is Alan's day off. He works swing shift now and often times we are like passing ships during the night, errr... day. I can hear the trailings of his voice from the girls' room where I know he is snuggled up with them reading three chapters from one of our homeschool books. They cherish … Continue reading #thankful thursday- for better or worse
It's Wednesday afternoon, the day before I will post this article. Downstairs, the cuckoo chimes 3:30pm. I can faintly here my kiddos laughing to Wild Kratts now beginning downstairs while snuggled up next to each other under a warm blanket. They love PBS- something new to them since we've returned from the DR. Upstairs, the … Continue reading #Thankful Thursday- Dominican Life