Concentrated thoughts.

Have you ever been so consumed by a thought that you can feel its power? When that power grabs ahold of you, and refuses to let go, you are being called to do something with it. Sometimes a forward action will alleviate the consuming thought, while other times it’s a push to keep moving in…

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Down Syndrome.

On the day Ingrid was born we began a life long journey of education. Before this we knew nothing of down syndrome or anyone who was blessed with it. To say we were thrown into a new life would be an understatement. From the beginning we made a very conscious effort to treat her the…

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The Season of Grief.

She longed to see his eyes. She missed the way his lips gently smiled when she came into his sight. She had gotten used to his voice. The way he said her name. The way he looked deeply into her eyes. His scent lingered throughout the space. She could feel him there. Each year that…

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That’s when I knew..

The day my world turned black, I felt something coursing within me.  Something I had never felt before, a spark per say.  I clutched my chest and fell to the floor. When I awoken I saw a beautiful glow.  A faint crimson color brushing past my sight.  I knew my world had changed, yet I…

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The Generation of Peace.

This morning while preparing for school, my son stated that he no longer wants to go to school.  I’m certain this is normal behavior for most children, yet not this kid.  He loves school, so this was a concerning revelation from him. You’ve heard me speak of my kids often, so you may remember hearing…

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Balsam Winds.

As the winds struck the cords of glass, she rose. Blanketing her shoulders in precious wool, she grew breathless. Christmas was approaching; a change of spirit. Consumed by feelings of overwhelming joy, she set out for a winter’s night stroll. A crystal star shooting across the navy sky, she gazed above. Trees illuminated by moonlight…

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The Mama Chronicles: Rest and Recoup.

As a mom and entrepreneur its very easy to get caught up in the happenings of life, family and business.  We tend to forget the importance of rest.  For some of us, an afternoon will suffice, yet for others a week or more feels more necessary.  The key is to allow yourself the opportunity to…

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