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Unchanging Hands

Many things around me have seemed completely outside of my control recently. The election. Heart attacks. Divorce. Abortions. Rebellion. All of these things have affected people in my circle of influence over the past month, and my heart is broken for each person in each of these situations. I woke up today overwhelmed with all … Continue reading

preschool prayers

My pastor shared once that he wakes up every morning and prays this prayer, “Not my will, but yours, Lord.” This morning I woke up to my oldest daughter’s first day of preschool and hundreds of questions were scurrying around in my head. We are so excited that we have an opportunity to send her … Continue reading

may twenty-first. remember.

One year ago today I was sitting in the field in front of our house with staff and volunteers from School to the Nations. I had just celebrated my younger brother’s college graduation.  One year ago today my husband received a call that our dear friend Grace had gone to be with the Lord as … Continue reading

my children are not my own…

my children are not my own…

The news can be scary. A five year old girl (who was deaf) runs into the street and is struck by a car, she doesn’t survive. A 1 year old girl is killed in a driveway after a car backed over her. A few days ago I watched as two small children were put on … Continue reading

Real Life: maybe?

Real Life: maybe?

A few weeks ago, while at dinner, Anabelle asked James if she could have a treat after dinner and he responded, “maybe, we’ll see.” She responded, “Daddy, how ’bout you think about it and tell me if I can in a little while…” Isn’t this how we react in life sometimes? We ask God for … Continue reading