Category Archives: tender thoughts

within the fear

thank ya’ll so much for checking in on us this week. the day of dan’s tests i asked him if he was totallyView full post »

a good day & sweet babies

i really can’t thank you enough for praying for us. there is something so powerful about knowing you’reView full post »

waiting & the next step

i remember the day i came home & told my parents i wanted to be a nurse. i was on jury duty and someone appeared toView full post »

make of your life

after over 30 hours of travel time yesterday, i landed in atlanta. i’ll be honest, yesterday morning was the firstView full post »

dreaming an absurd dream

i don’t think i’m a great direct sales person. i’m not. it’s not my personality. it’s notView full post »

i can not come down

4:55 am. not my preferred wake up time. i laid there and in no time my mind was playing over & over again theView full post »

a million tiny ways to be a good mama

i’ve heard it said, there’s no way to be a perfect mother but rather a million tiny ways to be a good mama.View full post »

thoughts on parenting & great oaks for HIS glory

last night we celebrated our seniors at church. a huge bunch of creative kids who truly SHINE, not just in theirView full post »

a beautiful story of freedom. to me anyways.

my face must be all swollen & blotchy. i knew the moment i began to watch the video ( at the end of today’sView full post »

reflect jesus to them

“i effing hate you. you mean nothing to me. you’re not my real mama. i want to tear up the adoption papersView full post »

my barbie & a brave warrior who needs your prayers

twenty years ago we graduated from nursing school together. to say we were young & carefree would be anView full post »

you’re going to be okay

the girls and i headed up to savannah’s mother/daughter weekend at her sorority house. unfortunately madison hadView full post »

so much better together

“we’re so much better together than either of us would be on our own” the last couple weeks my heartView full post »

be the heroine

i’ve never done sad very well. i can still remember our family room in nashville. dark wood paneling. tv on theView full post »

looking through a new lens

it’s 8pm here on NYE. i’m in my funky yoga pants, a rhinestone studded sweatshirt & my new jcrewView full post »