In high-school, I had a P.E. teacher that would always ask a student to do something but would end the request with "please and thank you." For example, she would say, "Go bring me the bag of volleyball's. Please and thank you." I always found it odd that she would say "thank you" before the… Continue reading Please and Thank You
Every Friday afternoon I pick my husband up from work and we go through the drive thru to grab lunch before heading off to Grandmother's house we go. She is a 93-year-old feisty lil pinochle loving-lady with lots of crazy stories that always start with "years ago." Sometimes if it is a distant memory, she… Continue reading Dear God, I Need Her Around a Lil Bit Longer
It was July 27th, 2013 when I went to bed asking God to visit me in my dreams. To be honest, I was becoming frustrated with infertility and I wanted a vision that would give me a sign of where my life was going...something new about the promise of son I believed I heard from… Continue reading Sweet Dreams: The Story of Josiah Day
My favorite time of the year is Christmas. Everyone who knows me knows this. I love buying gifts for others, hearing the Christmas songs being played non-stop on the radio, watching the same Christmas movies over and over (and over), and attending all of the ugly Christmas sweater parties. I also love decorating my house… Continue reading When, God…When?
I was lying in bed and I couldn't sleep; therefore, I started thinking about Thanksgiving. It was an innocent thought about where we were going, what I was going to bring to eat, and if someone was going to make macaroni and cheese. Then that thought led to "what did we do last year?" I… Continue reading Tear Soaked Pillow