Archives for August 2018

Courage Looks a Little Different On Everyone

When you think of the word “courage” what comes to mind? Do you think of a heroic firefighter charging into a burning building, a member of the military in the throes of battle, or the cop serving their community? What about the person who quits their job to pursue another opportunity, the parent who stays […]

A Receiving Spirit

We are called to have a generous spirit to give to others in need. I don’t think anyone can argue that having a generous spirit is a bad thing. But have you given much thought lately to whether you have a receiving spirit? I was confronted in high school by one of my friends after […]

“Make Me An Offering”

Why are you crying, mommy? If he only knew the heart that went into being a parent. I was crying because I want so badly to give him and his sister the world. I was crying because his father and I want to give our children things that they desire because we love them. And […]

How to Plan for Parenting With a Disability

There are so many reasons we as people want to have children. For one, it’s instinctual. There is something hardwired into our biology to want to take care of the young. When you start a family, you ensure your name and history will live on beyond your time on Earth. Many people are called upon […]

Really….It’s Ok to Laugh!

When I first went off to college, I had my entire life planned out. I knew what I was going to major in, where I was going to work when I graduated, and even knew where I was going to live. I was determined to graduate with the degree I had decided on since I […]