Just Keep Swimming

Like any good woman, I went and got my hair done today. I ended up talking to one of the hair stylists who hadn’t seen me since the last time I was in a few months ago (no judgements please!).  She remarked at how healthy and happy I looked compared to the last time she spoke with me.  Now, to create some context, the last time I spoke with her was about 6 weeks after […]

Johnny Starts Football…

Sitting in the grass watching what I believe will be the first of many football practices. There’s just something about watching your boy play football. The pads, helmets, cleats and hot August night just reminds me that I’m following a trajectory that so many Mom’s have traveled before me. I want to capture tonight and remember it forever, because I fear that in a blink of an eye, he’ll be a senior playing his last […]

God Never Fails

  Sitting in church today and heard the Pastor say that in the midst of tough times in life we will say  “God has failed us”.  It’s true – I’ve heard it said and I daresay I’ve thought it some of the tougher moments in life.  To think it, doesn’t make you less a Christian – in fact, I believe it makes you an authentic one – but that’s another whole blog post for another […]