I received a copy of this poem while on my mission. I think it sums up perfectly how worth can be measured differently by different people. [Read more…]
Am I ready?
Thursday my reality check was cashed. Ryan was in Austin preparing to take final exams when I received a phone call from a friend. She explained that a young lady had just given birth & did not want the baby.
I was in shock…still am somewhat. Before you get too excited, a family member of this young mother stepped forward and is going to take care of this little one.
But it made me think. Am I ready? [Read more…]
Here’s Looking at You!
Ever had a moment where you wonder what another sees? [Read more…]
Familiar and yet different
There is a familiar poem called footprints in the sand that I grew up loving. During college I was introduced to a similar poem (below). Personally I feel both poems are applicable in my life. There are times that the Lord has carried me and there are times He has expected me to get up and get to work. Enjoy 🙂 [Read more…]
If you had enough faith, then you would…
My eyes popped open as the pain flashed like lightning through my abdomen. My first thought was that the pain killers had worn off. I realized that my body was curled up in a ball and moving only added to the intense pain now fully raging through my body. My eyes strained to see the numbers on the clock across the room. 2:10 am. “This is not good,” I thought to myself. Carefully I rolled out of the bed and crept down the hall to the kitchen while hunching over and holding my stomach. I felt through the dark kitchen and retrieved a small bottle of water and a few crackers. Then crept slowly back to the master bath to the medicine cabinet. [Read more…]