Be Loved

I feel blessed. I look back at the Facebook feed and wonder how I got this far. My girls are growing so fast, and each day I have the chance to be my husband's wife. I literally don't need anything else. I know there are people on this planet striving for greatness. The recognition of [...]


Too fastĀ 

It goes too fast. I watched a video on Facebook showing a days perspective from both the mom and the little girl. What seems ordinary to us is magic to them. Kids can often see so much more than we can.  I want to see life through that lens. The lens that life is magical. [...]


Sometimes the words just don't come out right. Maybe its because of my reflective feelings, but today, I am so grateful for my life and where it is. My husband has been an incredible gift. I call him my reward for all that I have been through. So many things I could say. Instead I [...]

7 years today

  Facebook has a way of bringing things full circle for us humans. Bringing up dates of events, showing us memories of the past. Reminding us when we became "facebook" friends with someone. Today is one of those days for me. I find myself reflective as my life changed forever today and wouldn't not be [...]


Amanda woke up with a start and realized they were late. She woke up her kids and hurried to get them ready for school. Yelling and griping the entire time, filled with frustration due to her own lateness. As she raced through traffic and stoplights, she felt increasingly upset that nothing was going right that [...]

He is my gravity

Once upon a time, Joseph, my beloved, wrote me a poem. He called me his gravity. In the small amount of time I spent with him today, my heart sang words of love and I wrote them. I place it here for memory.  I have been overwhelmed by gratitude in this life today. For my [...]

My new story

Stories matter.  My fear is I will forget my story of how Joseph and I grew into husband and wife. So today I will write all the moments where I saw God change our hearts as we went along. For those of you who have read lots of my story you know Joseph and I [...]