Have You Received Your Inheritance?

“So the children of Joseph, Manasseh and Ephraim took their Inheritance.” Joshua 16:4 I recently took a trip with my two youngest daughters to my small hometown in Southern Wisconsin. Each May my hometown celebrates what is called Syttende Mai -- a folk festival held each year to celebrate the official day Norway signed its... Continue Reading →

Lean Into Parenting

Proverbs 22:6, “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” Last weekend our youngest daughter Olivia, now 13, completed her fourth South Central District Horse Show. The show is held each May sponsored by the North Carolina 4H program for youth 5-18... Continue Reading →

Happy Mother’s Day!

Motherhood is the most priceless profession on the planet! Friday was a special day for me leading into a very special Mother’s Day. My daughters planned a surprise visit from my second daughter’s family so all of my granddaughters would be with me as well as seven, of my eight daughters. My oldest Elizabeth was... Continue Reading →

God’s Design for Friendship

Proverbs 27:17, “As Iron Sharpens Iron, So a man sharpens the countenance of his friend.”                  Women's Retreat 2019   Years ago, after I resigned my Army commission we immediately left FT. Lewis, WA for my husband’s new duty assignment to Ft. Rucker, AL. Five years earlier, Ft.... Continue Reading →

It’s All About The Grandchildren

Matthew 28 :19 "Go therefore and make disciples of all nations..." Just last weekend we celebrated my oldest granddaughter’s 2ndBirthday! I will say it was the BEST BIRTHDAY WEEKEND EVER! Her Mom planned a weekend with her little cousins traveling from Atlanta to join the fun and celebrate with her. Their Grandma, my sister-in-law and... Continue Reading →

What are the Chances? 

Daniel 4:17   As I shared about the recent weddings in our family in my last blog, I began to think about how I met my husband and  the state of my heart when we met. What were the chances that this hard-hearted, small town girl from Wisconsin would end up at the top of... Continue Reading →

Wedding Week Again!

John 3:29a, “He who has the Bride is the Bridegroom.” I woke up last Monday morning and said, “It is wedding week again!” Just seven weeks ago we celebrated the marriage of our fourth daughter Annie to her husband Tony. This week we are preparing to celebrate the wedding of our fifth daughter Grace to... Continue Reading →

Our Surprise has Arrived!

Psalm 120:1   This has been one of those weeks packed full of the faithfulness of the Lord.  I was reminded a time years ago as I waited the arrival of our fifth daughter.  I began to pray asking God for His strength and presence to help me as we began our journey with a... Continue Reading →

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

Psalm 139:13-16,  “For You formed my inward parts; You covered me in my Mother’s womb. I will praise You for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, and that my soul knows very well. My frame was not hidden from You, When I was made in secret, and skillfully wrought in the... Continue Reading →

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