Anniversary Trip

At the beginning of summer, Dave and I took a trip to Mexico to celebrate our 20th anniversary.  Our anniversary isn't actually until October, but this was the most convenient time of year for us to be away! We splurged on an amazing resort, Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita.  We would highly recommend it. We've …

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how to have that hard conversation you’ve been putting off

This topic has come up  so much recently that I thought I'd write down some thoughts I have about it.  Conversations with friends and with MOPS leaders I work with - How do I approach a hard topic with a friend?  How do I tell someone on my team that they aren't pulling their weight? …

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4 days without the kids!

My husband and I both turn 40 this year. Our gift to ourselves was a mini-vacation. We went to the Florida keys and it was really beautiful.  The weather was great and it was so relaxing and refreshing to be without the kids and "just a couple" again!  Since we've had kids, we've never gone …

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2013

Lamentations 3:22-24 New International Version (NIV) 22 Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. 23 They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. 24 I say to myself, “The Lord is my portion; therefore I will wait for him.”   I am so thankful that God's mercies are new every morning.  God offers …

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a letter to my newly married self

Our anniversary last week got me thinking about how we have changed as people over the last 14 years.  And that got me thinking how I have changed.  And that got me thinking about a blog post.  So here you go - a letter to myself with some things I know now that I wish …

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