Hi there! Welcome to my little series called Encouraging Bible Verses. When I was a teen, one of my besties, Rebecca, and I were inspired to start encouraging others with Bible verses. We had a great time getting together and choosing our favorites to share. We’d write each verse on about 50 cards, then mix… Read More


I’m old at heart. I can’t wait for the day I’m in some retirement community, eating pudding and playing bingo. I like to say things like “Land’s sakes!” and complain about how potato chip bags are shrinking and how when I was a kid, you could get a gallon of gas for under a dollar.… Read More


Let me take you back to one winter when I was a pre-teen. We were on one of our long family road trips to southern Texas, this time with my cousin traveling along. He always sat in the very back of our minivan, where he could chatter about video games and reenact explosions properly in… Read More


Back before I had kids, one of my fears was that motherhood would turn me into a different person. Who I’d be as a mom was such a mystery. Would I let myself go? Would my personality become annoyingly maternal? Would I only listen to songs with titles like Fruit Salad Yummy Yummy? Would I… Read More


I’d never been this mad at my son. It was a good morning, like any other really, and a preschool day. My son loves his little preschool. He has friends there, he eats great snacks, he gets to play on a playground during good weather, and he presents me with Pinterest-type art projects after each class.… Read More