Category: Grace

To Run or Not to Run

One of my best kept secrets is that I love to run. However, as much as I love it, I have a number of excuses for why I don't do it. Which now that I think about it, that sounds crazy! Anyways, I recently decided to start kicking the excuses to the curb and run ...

What Manna Looks Like

Six years ago today I saw my first positive pregnancy test. I couldn't stop smiling. I spent the day looking at nursery decorations and planning how to tell our families the good news. We had waited years for that positive pregnancy test. We had prayed for that positive test. We had expected that positive test. ...

Longing for Princess Fingers

I am an only child. I remember several "crazy" games I used to play to keep myself entertained. When I played video games, I always pretended that I was the sole guest on a talk show teaching people how to play. When I was outside, I would pretend I was by myself because I was ...

Nothing is Wasted

A few years ago my Dad was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. This disease affects my Dad's nerve cells in the brain and reduces the production of dopamine. The loss of dopamine in the brain produces symptoms including muscle rigidity, tremors, changes in his speech and changes in his walk. When my Dad was diagnosed, we ...

Pack Mules Aren’t Cool

It's been over a month since I posted a new blog post. It's not because I have a terrible case of writers block, in fact I have had this very blog drafted for some time. It's a message that has been burning in my heart for over a year. However, as I started to write, ...