Over the years I have come to realize that no matter how much I love my kids, being their mom isn’t always easy. Parenting is hard. Jeff and I spend many conversations about our kids and wonder if we are doing the right thing. We have asked ourselves time and time again how do we […]
a week ago-after church-i was off on a road trip. it was a girl’s trip-not something i typically do-but this wouldnt’ be a typical girls trip either, i suppose. i picked up two of my dearest friends (no room for trite bff references here) threw their suitcases in Black Beauty, and headed […]
last week i sat at the bottom of a mountain. the sun slowly rose warming the slope in front of me. i sipped hot coffee and watched the day come to life. it was cold and bright and it was snowing. i sat in the cold bright quiet at the bottom of a mountain. it […]
i have found myself to be too busy for Christmas-
how about you?
time for a heart check
time for a cold look in the mirror
time to breathe
time for Christmas
as i pause and rest
i see the wonder in Brooks’s eyes-he believes and he knows that he is […]
for many months now we have been planning the december family experience at ctcc. i am so excited i can hardly wait. here is why…..
-families are going to slow down and spend an hour together-no tv-no computers-no phones-an hour together
-families are going to hear the story of our Savior together
we love san antonio and austin and this past weekend-we were able to head that way-so monte, gretchen, brooks, and i headed out on thursday in pea soup fog-pointing our noses south ready for christmas with my family. 1 adult, 3 kids, 1 suitcase, winter clothes, 80 degree temps and a full tank of gas….life […]
"Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family." — Anthony Brandt