Four Pregnancies, Three Kids & Joy Complete

“You have three kids?” I get this a lot, for a lot of different reasons. It comes less often as I get older, but it slips out of people’s mouthes more often than you’d think. Yup! Three incredible boys that I would die for. Four years ago, we took a punch to the gut. InsteadContinue reading “Four Pregnancies, Three Kids & Joy Complete”

Retail Therapy & Misplaced Joy

As a fifteen year old, I had a collection of handbags and purses. I bought them all the time, as though “collecting” were the only appropriate way to shop. I had too many to count, and I was rather proud of it. I have always loved shopping. It’s on of my favorite past times. (IContinue reading “Retail Therapy & Misplaced Joy”

The Joy of Kindness

And so I insist–and God backs me up on this–that there be no going along with the crowd, the empty-headed, mindless crowd…that’s no life for you. You learned Christ! My assumption is that you have paid careful attention to him, been well-instructed in the truth precisely as we have it in Jesus. Since, then, weContinue reading “The Joy of Kindness”

Living in Grace: Joy

I can’t believe that it’s only Tuesday with the amount of unfortunate circumstances that have hit us in the face already this week. Being homeowners, parents, adults, and newly-named business owners all at once has been the biggest trial of our life thus far. We are trying to swim, but some days really do justContinue reading “Living in Grace: Joy”