Category Archives: tender thoughts

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 »

a million little ways

a few years ago i had the privilege of being one of the first to read and even write a review for emily freeman’sView full post »

does anyone know i’m here?

yesterday morning i let brinkley out for his morning walk. he seemed quite curious ( out of the norm) in the pumpkins &View full post »

his last day

spoiler alert: 17 years ago today my first true love passed from this earth. one of my daughters asked me last night ifView full post »

emi in the middle & a gift for your teenager

for all you young mamas, i will tell you, that toddler who is wearing you out and is learning to shout say sweetly &#View full post »

expectations and possibilities

i was recently chatting with a precious young mama friend of mine. we were discussing working from home, busy householdsView full post »

imogen claire needs prayer.

years ago i went to nursing school. i knew i wanted to do one thing & really just that one thing. i wanted to takeView full post »

mercy & grace

i read a quote the other day that i want to share with ya’ll. the difference between mercy & grace? mercy gaveView full post »

now that i’ve seen, i can’t unsee…

i’ve wanted to sit down and begin to process the events and connections and relationships and the laughter &View full post »