King of My Heart

I tend to feel deeply and can wear my heart on my sleeve and in my eyes. This is good, in some cases, but in some situations, and I can usually see it coming, I end up in a line of people whose flights have been cancelled and I am the only one in tears….

Pure Love

Pure: free from anything of a different, inferior, or contaminating kind; free from extraneous matter; free from foreign or inappropriate elements; clear; free from blemishes; straightforward, unaffected; clean, spotless and unsullied; without any discordant quality; free of or without guilt; independent of sense or experience. I heard something in church a couple weeks ago that…

For My Kids

On Mother’s Day about four years ago, I gave my children a gift. And this Mother’s Day, I am re-gifting it to them. Why re-gift? It made an impression then, but now, as teenagers, we are having more conversations about how to navigate through life, make big decisions, manage relationships, and cling to each other….

Opportunity and Sacrifice

I have a 13 year old son who is in seventh grade. He amazes and frustrates me all at the same time. And, much to his chagrin, he brings me to tears often, and not because of frustration or disagreement, most often it is the result of amazement and pride. Cole has decided he wants…

Look Me In The Eyes

I live a fairly fast-paced life. I work full time as an event planner for a private school and have two teenagers that each have significant passions in addition to their school work (neither of whom drive yet). This means I spend a lot of time driving to schools, church, cello lessons, horse stables, etc….