I went to see my mom yesterday. My kids got off the bus, had a snack, and we drove up to Baltimore to see my mom. It was quite a drive. It took over 3 hours to get there. We took detours through the park, on winding roads. We drove through neighborhoods with boarded up… Continue reading Day 16: God Will Build Us Up
It has been 11 days since my mom was to the hospital by ambulance. She is scheduled for brain surgery on Thursday. I am still processing that she has a brain tumor and what is going happen after surgery. I feel all the emotions. I am not even doing the logistical stuff. My brother is… Continue reading Day 11: Reality Is Setting In
God knows us before we are even formed in the womb. God knows us inside and out. God knows the good parts of us and the parts that we try to hide. And, he loves us anyway. God knows how each piece of our lives will unfold. So, we need to let go of control… Continue reading Day 4: Waiting For God’s Outcome
This morning, I woke up wanting go back to sleep, but knowing sleep would not come to me. I was so anxious to hear news about my mom. My brother texted the group chain and said they have no updates at 6:45 am. Two hours later, I texted the group. I texted my sister. Text.… Continue reading Day 2: The Prognosis
Yesterday, a child in the neighborhood rang the doorbell. It was one of my son's friends. They play together, but not as much recently. I thought he wanted to play, so I told him we were going out and would be home tomorrow. He nodded. He had a handmade flyer in his hand, and asked… Continue reading When people show you their true nature, don’t get mad. Believe them.
Even when we are not, God is always faithful to us. He is a good father. Good parents have to teach their children good behavior. I have found myself warning my kids, to not repeat bad behavior. I warn them to not do that again or I will take away screen time. I want them… Continue reading Go to God First
The news lately has been so troubling. I live in Virginia. I moved here almost 4 years ago. I have loved it here, until this weekend. The Virginia Governor has been in the news this weekend for some very terrible reasons. I am so sad that Virginia voted for him and voted out a good… Continue reading Each of Us Is Like a Puzzle Piece