Hello and welcome!
Introductions never give the whole picture but they’re a good start. Four years ago, life as I knew it shattered in a thousand irretrievable pieces. I never asked God why but I sure did ask — what now? Oh, how God has answered. In a thousand ways, God has been True and Faithful.
This place is about that faithfulness. And not just to us, but to so many others. (You can find those Faith Stories in the menu.)
This is also a place of encouragement and hope. As a single mom, my life right now is full to the brim — over-full most days. I write about all of the lessons God is teaching in the hard, in the good and in between. Because honestly? There’s a lot of in between. Life has taken curves I never expected.
I thought I’d have three children. Here I am — a mom to 7 sweet and crazy kids. They keep me on my toes and on my knees as I ask the LORD for wisdom and grace.
I thought I’d always work as an attorney. I was a litigator for 8 years and loved it! I loved writing and research, a really good argument and untangling the facts underneath the cases. But when we had 4 kids in 5 years, we took a leap of faith as I came home full-time.
I thought my children would go to school and I’d join a tennis league. Instead, we’ve mostly home educated. That decision has shaped our family, our relationships, our time and, more than anything, has shaped me.
I thought I’d grow old with the high school boy I fell in love with at 16. We were well on our way, but four years ago, Dan died unexpectedly. The last four years have been a journey of deep grief and healing; learning how to single parent, single everything really and trust God for Chapter 2. You can read more about Our Story here.
I have always loved the LORD, but I am in love all over again. God so faithfully meets our deepest needs. Our task is to have the eyes to see Him and the ears to hear Him so that we don’t miss a thing.
*Photo credit: Danielle Walker.