Strawberries in the Rain

It's rainy today. As I sat rocking Hope before her nap, another rainy day came to mind. A day over two years ago now, in June of 2017. Today Hope and I made our weekly trip to the library and grocery store. It might seem like a normal, inconsequential thing to most, but I treasure … Continue reading Strawberries in the Rain

Even If

Recently I found the classic VeggieTales movie Rack, Shack and Benny to watch with Natalie for the first time. While I nostalgically sang along with tunes I hadn't heard in years, Natalie anxiously half-covered her eyes with her hands. "I don't want to see the fire," she pleaded. She has learned the real story of … Continue reading Even If

Refined

Two days ago we celebrated Faith's 4th birthday. When I think about the journey we've been on since she was born, about who I am today in large part because of the work God did in my life through her, the word "refined" comes to mind. In all this you greatly rejoice, though now for a … Continue reading Refined

Our Story

Four years ago Steve picked up Thai food and brought it back to our hospital room. After dinner we shared chocolate covered strawberries for dessert. It was our 4th anniversary. The following morning we would hold our daughter, Faith, for the first and last time. Today we celebrate 8 years of marriage. It's strange to realize … Continue reading Our Story