Four years. Tonight before bed, I’m cleaning. Why? Because tomorrow I don’t want to wake up to a house that is a total disaster and if I can control one part of my day tomorrow, it’ll be the cleanliness of my floors and the emptiness of my sink (at least until the kids wake up). …… Continue reading Just Hold On
It’s Christmas Eve and it just does not feel like Christmas at all this year. I used to think this feeling only came on years when the temperatures never dropped and hot coco might make me sweat. But if my Texas childhood taught me anything, it taught me White Christmases are a lie and approximately…… Continue reading Mary, Did You Know?!
Hey there! It’s been a while. So much to catch you up on, so here’s the scoop! At the end of July Jonathan went on a Survey Trip to Arusha, Tanzania (read about how that came about here). It went really well! He met a lot of people, got a good feel for the local needs…… Continue reading It Will Be Worth It
About two years ago, a good friend who we were doing House Church with in Tennessee encouraged my husband to start listening to a podcast about the existence of God. I heard words like “doctrine,” and “apologetics,” and “natural theology” and truly thought Ugh, don’t waste your time. You’ll get all boring and intellectual—we just…… Continue reading Reasons I Believe (part 1)
The story of the last time I got to see my mom before she died.
Shortly after Jonathan and I got married, we starting making plans to form a mission team and head overseas with the Parker family. Early on, we decided to plan for a month-long survey trip to Northern Mozambique in the Summer of 2014. Well, it’s summertime. With very much sadness, I am writing to say that…… Continue reading If You say wait, we will wait . . .
How far along? 33 weeks (Feb 2-8) Maternity clothes? Yes, even though in my picture this week I’m wearing a regular old t-shirt that my really cool big brother made for me before I was pregnant. Stretch marks? . . . Yes 😦 This week, after swimming at the YMCA, I saw a little purple…… Continue reading 33 weeks