I Smiled Again

It was a beautiful day. Perfect in many ways. Incredibly wonderful. My soul was refreshed and renewed. Jesus was more real than he’s been in months. I experienced life to the full and it took my breath away. I was alive. Yesterday was the closest to a real day off I’ve had in six months. … Continue reading I Smiled Again

One Final Goodbye

It feels like the end until heaven. It was the very last time to see his beautiful face—and it was still as breath-taking as it was when he was just five weeks old. There is no one I could ever love as much as him. No one who took more of my heart with him … Continue reading One Final Goodbye


This is a difficult Thanksgiving season for me. Gratitude has come far easier most years. It has proven strenuous to see the trees in the midst of the woods—it is hard to pick out the good and really great from all the perceived loss and pain. But it’s Thanksgiving and I am choosing to be … Continue reading Grateful