An Open Letter to My Daughter on Her 3rd Birthday

My dearest daughter, As I reflect on the last three years of watching you grow, I’m overcome with emotion. I’m overcome because I still cannot believe God blessed me with such a smart, spirited, loving and beautiful daughter. I stare at you sometimes because I cannot believe you came from your father and me. You are truly the best parts of both of us. Many times when I look into your beautiful … [Read more...]

Model Behavior

“I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well” Psalm 139:14 (NIV). Something interesting happens in my house each morning as I get ready for the day. My 9-month old daughter watches me intensely as I apply my makeup. For some reason, she is fascinated by my ritual. She grabs for my compacts, eye pencils, and brushes. It’s making me … [Read more...]