A Treasured Gift

The tide splashed over the rocks a few feet away. I retreated several steps. Still, Kaden climbed. At the top of the boulder, he gazed in awe at the last rays of the day sparkling over the water. As the sun continued to dip and the water continued its march inland, I insisted it was…

Sacrifice

I remember exactly where I was (sick in bed with my first pregnancy) sixteen years ago when news of the first tower’s collapse spread. Most people do. So many men and women sacrificed their time, energy, and even their lives rescuing survivors that day and in the following days. We remember such a horrendous day…

Reminiscing

We have a tradition in our house: on either of the boys’ birthdays, we look at old pictures of them. This, of course, leads to teasing about naked baby pictures and 1-year-cake-all-over-the-face pictures. We bring it back around to how thankful we are that God gave them to us. (After all, we don’t want to…