My sweet son, Jamie led worship this morning. We woke up yet again to the beautiful sounds of Africa outside the window and when I walked into the “dining hall”, there he was. Jamie, this precious child, spending days, weeks, and months without parents around, growing up without the luxuries America affords, completely without my… Continue reading Africa2, Day4: Hassan, Dauda, soccer, culture, marriage & Chris… Brown
For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come. 1 Tim 4:8 5 WOMEN WHO INSPIRE ME TO GO HARDER!!! (Not Mariah, but I love this JAM) To the lady at the gym this morning that started going… Continue reading FAB FRIDAY 5!!
FOR LACK OF DISCIPLINE THEY WILL DIE. ~Proverbs 5:23 Yep, that’s going to be our next memory verse. Everywhere I look, people are quitting. Including myself. I do not want that for my children. I want them to GET what it is to STAY, to WORK HARD, to FINISH. Even as thoughts starting swirling this… Continue reading Discipline or Die.
Day 3 I love waking up in Africa. Instead of an annoying alarm clock, the sweetest sound of praise from dozens of African boys, the sound of their precious voices pouring through the open windows of our little room… there is nothing in the world like it. … Continue reading Africa2 Day 3: Morning glory, Africa Queens, Night Huddles & Ebola
Day 2… Today was amazing because we could just BE. We didn’t go anywhere at all – MY FAVORITE. Still not giving out letters until we have our bags from the airport so we can make sure noone miss out, but we did get to unpack some leggos and frisbees that were donated and the… Continue reading Africa 2, day 2: To BE… that is the answer.
Africa round 2, DAY 1 – The last time I went to Africa, I couldn’t help but cry as the plane took off from Oklahoma City ground. My dream was coming true, I was being lifted into the air and I was overwhelmed with excitement, and no idea what to expect. This time was different. … Continue reading God bless the rains down in Africa, Day 1
That’s my girls, a couple weeks ago… walking away from us and headed to chapel at Falls Creek for a week. Since then, it’s been ON. I can see precious glimpses of their faith blooming. And it has been amazing to see. And, of course, right on cue – as they grow closer to… Continue reading SCREW DISCOURAGMENT. MOM IT OUT.
So, we’re moving. Just a little processing necessary… because this is the home we became a family in. This is the home we moved to after I married the love of my life. After making it work in the old crew apartment, this is the home God gave us. We have prayed together here, danced… Continue reading RIP #SNJDRESSINGROOM – Marco Polo, WE GOT A POOL, YO!!!
The struggle… One of my greatest friends called me out recently on a picture I posted that linked to my blog for wives. The picture was of a woman in lingerie posted in advertisement of a service called boudoir photography. If you know me or follow me on any network, you are probably already aware… Continue reading These are my confessions…
WEEK 5 IS HERE!! HOME STRETCH, LADIES!!!! CHECK IT!! READING FOCUS : PSALMS ~ any way you want to read it!! Beginning to end, hop around, soak in 1 chapter for days- just PSALMS! CHALLENGE: WORSHIP UNTIL YOU ARE WORN OUT!! I DARE YOU!! MEMORY VERSE: PICK A PSALM!! YOUR CHOICE!! You already… Continue reading SINGLE SPACE WEEK 5!!!