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...]

“Thank You So Much Mommy!”

“Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her” Proverbs 31:28 (NIV). I say this often, but raising children is hard work. It’s not for the faint of heart. Raising children alone is even harder. It is especially hard as children grow and develop their own personalities and habits. Some of which can be quite annoying and challenging. My daughter is extremely sassy … [Read more...]

What Does the Lord Require of Me?

Yesterday, I had a meltdown. My children and I were getting ready to leave for school and work, and we headed downstairs so they could eat breakfast. Well, on this morning, my children did not want to wait for their waffles to cook. As soon as I put the frozen waffles in the oven, my son and daughter started crying hysterically. I reached my tolerance level and out of frustration handed them a … [Read more...]