So, Ella is 12. She is our first Army baby. The deployment baby not because she was born after a deployment but because Douglas left 6 days after she was born. She is the girly girl and the fashionista of fashionista, which can be hard to handle for this I-hate-shopping-with-a-fashion girl. Happy Birthday Ella! I … More 12 Years Goes By Fast
I cannot believe that Eric is 9 years old already. He brings a lot of laughter to our home. We are so thankful for him. May you grow up big and strong.
I can’t believe that Ella is eleven years old. She turned 7 a little bit after we moved to Georgia and now it’s 4 years later. We are so thankful that she is in our family. Her faces she makes and subtle sense of humor definitely keep us on our toes. May the Lord bless … More Ella is 11!
Eric is 8. Our last child, wii crazy-Avengers loving-cliff jumping, people loving boy is 8 years old. He brings so much laughter to our house. We are so thankful for him. He is our extrovert island in a land of introverts. I pray that he grows up to use his powers for good and not … More 8 YEARS OLD!!!!
It is hard to believe that Megan is already 14. I know Brennig is 15 and so logically that means Meg is just around the corner to 14. But I remember being 14. I went to California when I was 14. What will Megan do when she is 14? Only God knows. We are currently … More Megan is 14!!
It has struck me hard this week that 15 is here! We have to make that trip to the local DMV to get the permit process started. CRAZY! We’ve had a hard 18 months. We are not the same as we once were, but Lord doesn’t change, and God is good. We’ve been to New … More Brennig is 15!
Readings: Psalms 30, 32, 42, 43; Genesis 12:9-13:1; Hebrews 7:18-28; John 4:27-42 As a deer pants for flowing streams, so pants my soul for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. (Psalm 42) I am so thankful to have had this time to meditate on His word and to see how the … More 21 Days of Prayer – Day 21
Readings: Psalms 31, 39; Genesis 11:27-12:8; Hebrews 7:1-17; John 4:16-26 Psalm 31:14 Once again touches on the theme of trust. “But I trust in you, O LORD; I say ‘You are my God.’ My times are in your hand;… May we truly pray this as we go about our daily tasks. I often struggle with … More 21 Days of Prayer – Day 20
Wow! I can’t believe we’re here already. Readings: Psalm 37; Genesis 11:1-9; Hebrews 6:13-20; John 4:1-15 Psalm 37 is one of my favorites. There is so much stuff in there that I love. “Trust in the LORD, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will … More 21 Days of Prayer – Day 19
Readings: Psalms 38, 119:25-48; Genesis 9:18-29; Hebrews 6:1-12; John 3:22-36 “Turn my eyes from looking at worthless things; and give me life in your ways.(Psalm 119:37)” Oh that is prayer that I need today. I told the kids that Lent was in a few weeks and that we needed to be prepared for how we … More 21 Days of Prayer – Day 18