Can I just acknowledge the elephant in the room in this blog? I’m just going to get straight to the point. Life is hard, y’all. Lately, I’ve been watching my children as they mature and see so many opportunities opening up for them. It’s like the world is at their fingertips. It makes me so
Category: Dare To Dream Posts
I’ve been thinking about the way that people act and react a lot here lately. There are so many things that make us who we are and that make us act the way we do. I was talking with my daughter, Ryleigh, the other day and we were talking about why she had done something.
Several years ago, there was a wrestler that went by the name of “The Rock”. I’ve never really watched wrestling but he was pretty well known for a catchphrase that he always said to the person he was up against. He would look at his opponent and in an effort to make known his superiority
A tribute to my grandma on her 90th birthday month, and what I’ve learned from her. My grandma, who I call Mommaw, is one of the most amazing women I have ever known. She turns 90 this month and still amazes and inspires me every single day. Maybe she hasn’t done anything that the world
We moved back to the church we started out youth pastoring at a little over a year ago. We have a lot of land where we live now, and most importantly, we are just outside city limits. We love animals but have kept it to a cat and at the most, two dogs. Even that
I am a pastor’s wife. I am also the worship leader at the church my husband and I pastor. It is a joy and an honor to do ministry with my husband and children… most of the time. I have to admit that there are times when we get weary. Most of the time, it’s
I am naturally a curious person. I was always the kid that wanted to know why. It’s not that I was questioning authority, I really just wanted to know everything, ha! Thankfully, most of the time, my mom didn’t seem to mind. I can remember her saying that asking questions is how you get smart.
Ah, favoritism. That dreaded word that most people don’t want to talk about but have been affected by in some way or another. I’ve had some experience with being the favorite, but more often than not, I’m on the other side of it. I’ve noticed that usually, people obtain favorite status with men are either
Can I make a confession? Relationships scare me. I haven’t always been this way. I used to be able to make friends pretty easily, and I felt like I was a pretty good friend too. But then, for some reason, they just got confusing. I’ve always known that after the initial fun time of getting
As a young mother, I used to always worry that my kids would sleep too much through the day and not sleep well at night. I mostly worried about it because that’s what most people said if they thought they were sleeping too late in the day. I would try to wake them up so