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The Gift of Motherhood

In the beginning, when new life is forming inside even unbeknownst to you, you too are being formed. And the moment you are made aware of that new little life you are forever changed. From nothing this little someone has Read more…


But Even If He Doesn’t

In the midst of this pandemic we have been working hard in our home to cultivate beauty. Yes, physically, but more importantly, internally. The kind of beauty that sinks into ones soul and fills them with joy. And though fear Read more…


The Joyful Myseries

Photo by Brigitte Tohm on Unsplash

Cooper woke up early this morning battling a cough and ear pain. We made eye contact through the blurriness of snot and tears and agreed upon an early morning movie. As we settled in on the couch beneath fuzzy blankets Read more…


Cultivating a Heart of Service in Your Home

It’s easy to find annoyances in others that you spend daily time with. It’s also easy to find the repetiveness of any job or chore annoying. People and tasks become tedious and daunting because they impede on something else you’d Read more…


A Time for Falling and a Time for Saving

After 12 hours of driving we found ourselves in a cute Floridian condo that wasn’t prepared for Cooper’s adventurous spirit. We let him loose to explore the new place and quickly learned of all the dangers. I followed in his Read more…


You Did What?! – our decision to get a puppy

Baby and Puppy

It’d been a long, fussy evening. Cooper finally fell asleep and I could feel the exhaustion radiating through my entire being. I laid in bed dreading my 2am wake up call followed by the usual 6am wake up call. As Read more…