Faith-Filled Moms – An Autism Conversation with Donna Blake: A Strong Foundation

Donna Blake is my guest this week and I know you will be encouraged by her story. We also had a wonderful conversation about her son KJ and their journey leading up to his diagnosis on the Autism Disorder Spectrum, and beyond. You'll find that below as well - please enjoy and share with a … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms – An Autism Conversation with Donna Blake: A Strong Foundation

Faith-Filled Moms – An Autism Conversation with Sheera Bercedia: Transitions

My summer break is over! This week I'm excited to kick off a 9-month series where I will be feature guest bloggers every week on different topics. For September I am welcoming mothers of children with Autism to share their stories, their journeys, their insight, and their faith. This week's guest is Sheera Berdecia, who … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms – An Autism Conversation with Sheera Bercedia: Transitions

When Life Gets Too Heavy

I remember when I wrote this...getting out of bed was difficult. I just wanted to sleep so I wouldn't have to think, wouldn't have to remember, wouldn't have to deal with life. I was living with a crushed spirit. Last week I talked about a spirit of heaviness and sadness that I was experiencing after … Continue reading When Life Gets Too Heavy

Finding Myself on Another Dark and Lonely Road

Finding myself on a dark and lonely road was a great reminder that no matter how bad things may look, God is always with me.

Celebrating the Success of Others, Even When No One is Celebrating You

I was interpreting the success of another as a reflection on me (or my family) and not understanding that it was just truly about the other person. If only I would take myself out of the equation, I could easily be happy and rejoice with and for someone else.

Teaching a Significant Life Lesson to My Daughter – Resiliency

After experiencing a difficult season, I share how I taught my daughter resilience in facing the tough times in life that we all must encounter.

Am I Focused on My Child’s Potential or Purpose?

The path to purpose starts with the unique talents, gifts, abilities, and strengths that God has given us in different areas. But how do we know what we are supposed to do with them? How do we manage the potential that comes from the way we were created?

Remember This – Your Child’s Worth is Not Found in Other People’s Opinions or Judgments of Them

It's happening again... the infamous end-of-year awards. As the school year is ending, the ubiquitous part of the graduations and moving up ceremonies is the handing out of special recognitions and awards. For every child who receives an award, there are countless others that don't. And twice as many parents in the audience possibly grappling … Continue reading Remember This – Your Child’s Worth is Not Found in Other People’s Opinions or Judgments of Them

When a Mother’s Dreams Go Unfulfilled and Prayers Appear to be Unanswered

I started questioning myself - did I really trust God, or was my trust in Him confined to what I wanted Him to do for me and my family?