Slow to Speak

Have you ever had a conversation with a friend, and as it continued and continued, you eventually realized they had quite a bit to talk about but no interest in listening? 

Daddy Date Days

The past two months I have tried to be intentional about spending time with each of the kids individually. We spend a lot of time as a family, but Erin and I have noticed that when you get your child alone with you and are able to interact creatively through an...

Choosing Love

Through these short years, I’ve learned an important truth about love that may sound trite to you. But recognizing this truth about love is humbling and fills my heart with gratitude & awe for my sweet Erin.

Pruning Season

I love gardening. Every step of the process brings me joy. It’s pruning season now, and I enjoy cutting the dead parts off each shrub or flower because I can envision how it will make it stronger and more fruitful during the blooming period this year.

Just Ask

I realized that I desperately needed something. I needed an ability that couldn’t be bought with money or bartered for. I needed wisdom — and lots of it.

Serving with Gladness

As a mom to five little ones, I have those days when everything seems to go smoothly, and hearts stay happy throughout the day, and yes, those little hugs and kisses seem almost endless. But I also have the days where I am just trying to get ahead and make a dent...