A Part of Our Family

A Part of Our Family

There is a freedom that comes with growing up as the only girl in the house. I didn’t have to share clothes, take turns with the girl toys, or wait for my sister to hang out with me when she moved up to high school. Having brothers is different, but we still did...
Never Doubt the Journey

Never Doubt the Journey

From the beginning, I never had a doubt I could get better. I just knew something wasn’t right. Even my friends noticed at this point. You might think I’m talking about my physical disability or a challenge that came in childhood because of the...
Celebrate the Change of Seasons

Celebrate the Change of Seasons

Can we pause for a minute and celebrate as summer officially comes to a close this week? Back in June I thought my summer season would be quiet, restful… I didn’t know exactly what I would do, but some time was opening up. My small group at church takes a...
When we are no longer the same

When we are no longer the same

When I think about my life, it can be funny to realize the moments that stand out. They’re not always the ones you’d imagine. Sometimes it is a big event or reaching a milestone, but other times it’s a small part of a chapter we remember. There are...
The Things I Find When Sorting

The Things I Find When Sorting

It started out as a simple sorting project. I found an old box in my closet full of church bulletins. I don’t really need them and I’m not sure why I saved every single one for years. The sermon notes I find are not that detailed. These bulletins go back...