Uncertainty

I knew what I’d gotten into. I did and I still do. That doesn’t mean that I don’t struggle.  It doesn’t mean that I’m not allowed to be annoyed or upset or tired or just fed up. Some days, I just don’t like playing second fiddle to...

A Letter to the Baby: An Upcoming Deployment

To My Sweet Boy: This letter is probably titled incorrectly, as you are technically a toddler at 2 years old.  But guess what?  You’re the baby.  Always will be…that’s just your role in our family.  You’ve come a LONG way in 2 years!  Just like...

To My Tween Son: An Upcoming Deployment

Dearest Little Man: I love watching you play.  No one I know has your mind, your creativity, your thought process.  Today, I’ve paid extra special attention to how much you desire to be like your Dad.  It’s no secret that he is your favorite parent,...

To My Teenager: An Upcoming Deployment

Dearest Daughter: Your Dad called me during lunch today, just like he always does.  Except this call was different.  Today, he let me know that he’ll be going on a 6 month deployment soon.  It should have been expected, but it was not.  Personally, I’m at...
Christians, We Won’t Get A Pass.

Christians, We Won’t Get A Pass.

On Sunday, my daughter and I listened to a sermon by Dr. Charles Stanley. It was centered around making time for God, through study time and quiet time….then actually waiting to hear answers from Him. It was a great sermon and the part that struck me the most is...