Month: June 2018

That Time I Didn’t Win a Dream House

Every year in Springfield, several contractors in the area support St. Jude by building a dream home. Raffle tickets are sold for a chance to win the home and several other really great prizes. All proceeds go directly to St. Jude. It's really an amazing fundraiser. In the past, Dan and I have gone to the ...

He Matters Too

I have been thinking about what I wanted to say about Father's Day for nearly a month. After years of struggling with delayed fertility, I find Father's Day harder to face than Mother's Day.  In the midst of the hard feelings, I do have so much to celebrate on this day. I have been a ...

Trust During the Unexpected

I went to an appointment last week for an eye exam. The appointment should have been easy. In and out with no surprises. However, during the appointment the doctor delivered news that shocked me. I left the eye appointment and immediately went to my family doctor for an unexpected follow up appointment. I will be honest, ...

They Bug Me

It was the end of April when a friend shared that she was feeling ugly on the inside and wanted some prayer. I braced myself as I wanted to respond in love and not in shock to whatever she was about to say. My sweet friend, went on to tell me there was a person ...