Encouragement

Naked Love

She woke up crying. I ran in to find her nose spilling blood everywhere. The couch cushion, the carpet, her dress. Quickly sweeping her into my arms I ran to the bathroom where we waited for it to end. Just the two of us, her stripped down to princess underwear, feet dipped in the sink… Continue reading Naked Love

Encouragement

Mass Shooting Next Door

We were at Disneyland when I received the text from my sister: “Are you close to the shooting??” “What??? Shooting???????” “It may be terrorist. Many are dead. The shooters have gotten away heavily armed.” I live one hour from there. My husband drove through that very area just the night before. I felt my heart… Continue reading Mass Shooting Next Door

Encouragement

Why Self Portraits

I recently read this article that talked all about how our kids will look back at their childhood someday and wonder why there are so many of photos of them, but so few of their mom. It hit me pretty hard, this one. Because in the past four years I probably have a minimum of… Continue reading Why Self Portraits