Instagram. Pinterest. HGTV. As you read those words, you probably have images coming your mind. You say Pinterest and my mind immediately starts picturing perfectly organized closets, dreamy fall table scapes, living rooms that have never seen the presence of a toddler, and dinners that look like they stepped out of the pages of Martha Stewart Living. Instagram is even worse. As you all know by now, I am in love with the local church. I study it. I know it. I am obsessed with
Marie and I met in 8th grade and she quickly became one of my closest friends. We were two peas in a pod. We graduated together and life took us to opposite sides of the country. We both got married and started our families. Babies and more babies. Marie is married to a wonderful man named John, who is honorably serving our country in the Navy. Together, they have five children. In 2011, John and Marie had a loss so great that it left anyone who knew them stunned and speech
Have you ever been stuck between a rock and a hard place? Or thought to yourself, "When will this storm in my life pass?" Well, I have plenty of times in the course of my short life and I am currently in what seems to be a never-ending storm! You see, in the past 5 years, we have moved our family from Illinois to Kentucky to Arkansas. Transitioning that many times in a short period of time has offered many challenges. When we first moved, we had 3 teenage kids (17,15 and 13).