What if all the plans and dreams were leading up to this? What if all the uncertainties were a set up? And what if the answer is better than anything I could ever imagine? And what if it isn’t?
The whole thing makes me stand in awe really. Not of my husband, although he is awesome. But of the way life’s timing, God’s plans, they never quite look the way we want them too. From the outside, I would never have looked at this season of our lives and said, you know, this would be a great time for you to pursue your degree. From all practical standpoints, it wasn’t.
If you haven't read the first half of this story, you should check it out Here My poor husband was fighting a severe cold on top of some chronic sickness, so I ditched the kids with the grandparents at a park and ran to Walmart for some tea and vitamin C for my hubs. And … Continue reading When God sets you up…Pt. 2
So I want to take a trip back in time a few months and share with everyone an incredible thing that happened. As you may know, Aaron spent two weeks working on a film in San Antonio. We went up for a quick overnight trip his first weekend there, because I was not about to … Continue reading When God sets you up
Slow. Slow down. No really, slower. It's like this refrain that plays in my head daily. I'm nearly 3 months post-op, and I'm still hearing the same words from the Lord. SLOW DOWN! At first it was pretty simple to move slowly. I literally could not move fast. But as I've recovered, gotten stronger, been … Continue reading Practicing the art of slow
Trusting the Lord has been an area of my life where I am covered in stretch marks. Places where I didn't want to grow, but the Lord has had some work He needed to do, either through me or in me. Trusting Him financially has always been a challenge. Not because He has ever failed … Continue reading When the paycheck doesn’t pay
Let me set the scene. Reading lesson. Now teaching my kids to read has been my favorite thing so far with the two who are already readers. In our house, we don't start any formal education until a child is showing reading readiness. Before that it is simply learn through play. Once they show they … Continue reading I just wanted to scream
A few weeks back my mother-in-law sent me a gorgeous bouquet of flowers. I'm pretty sure it was only the second time someone had sent me flowers. The first was definitely when my husband and I had first started dating. He lived in Missouri and I was in Minnesota and he sent a cute little … Continue reading Sometimes the most beautiful things are never seen
So here's my valentine confession. I am absolutely head over heels for this guy This is a rare moment where we got to sneak away for a date. Like...I am hiding slouched down in the seat because a kid was crying and looking for me and I knew I wouldn't be allowed to leave if … Continue reading Valentines confession
This morning I realized I disappeared after venting about how rough the first day back at school was. Like maybe the thing ate me whole and pooped me out again. And while there were moments that felt that way, I did survive the first week of school for the new year. I definitely left the … Continue reading All the undone things