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The Excruciatingly Painful and Important Work of Mentoring

The other day, I was reading through a devotional that was talking about mentors. As I pondered the women in my life who have poured into me, I was reminded of how blessed I have been to have so many wonderful examples. In each stage of my life, God has blessed me with women who have pointed me to Jesus. […]

Chasing After Sunsets

Driving through sun soaked countryside, meandering, journeying, questing, we think it will never end. Hill after rolling hill, cows and sheep, horses and dogs, we are enthralled by each new sight. Little churches dot the hills, their steeples raised in praise to God, our hearts and voices lift in response. Creeks tripping over rocks, bridges and barges and asphalt and […]

Taking Stock

Every time I have written in this space of late, I have had to apologize for my long absence. I would like to get over that by writing more frequently. Does it matter to the world if I write? Probably not. But it matters to me. It matters, because I have four pairs of eyes that watch me every single […]

Incredible and Isolating: First Year of Homeschooling

We are 6 weeks into our first year of homeschooling and I can officially say that it has been the best decision for our family. But as amazing as it has been, I have also had moments where I have felt incredibly isolated. Our decision to home school our four children was made surprisingly easily. It was surprising, because overall […]

Always a Step Behind

Sometimes I feel like I was born into a world with a set of rules that I don’t know. I feel this endless need to figure out what everybody else already seems to know. I always feel a step behind. The youngest of three girls, I felt like I was always trying to catch up. My earliest memory of this […]