Facebook Perfect Lives

I started out my morning pretty happy.  I got snuggles from my toddler, my oldest came in to say good morning and get a hug.  Then my Dude came in and explained to me that he “didn’t drop it, there was just too much gravity.”  He never did explain to me what exactly he didn’t…

Times Such As These

I had some pretty high hopes for this year. I envisioned that it would finally go the way I’d planned. My goodness, I can still be so naive.

I Lost Her

Almost exactly 6 years ago, I had one of the hardest days of my life. I went from pregnant, expecting my third child and waiting to get my first glimpse of her. And then the next moment, I was being told that I wasn’t going to get to meet her. At least, not on this…

Time Out

In my last post, I wrote about what it was like to lose my first husband to depression. And I really wanted to touch on it again, especially considering the world we live in today. The village is so often missing from our lives. Our support systems are most often found online. And while these…

Broken Pieces

I don’t know how you are feeling with the way things are going in your world, but I know I quite often find myself having to lean more in to God lately. I live in a relatively small town. Our financial climate is driven by logging, ranching, mining, and tourism mostly. All of these industries…