Last week was a heavy reminder how short this life is and how quickly it can change. My mind and heart have been so heavy this week. As you know, my husband is a firefighter. He’s had some heavy hearted and deeply sad calls recently.  And last weekend, on Valentine’s Day, he was on shift and called me…

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I wandered Tar-Jay the other day and was drawn into the bright sign above the card aisle…”MOTHER’S DAY MAY 10″…yes, another one without her. I didn’t need to see the reminder because the reminder grows strong as the weeks lead up to this day. It has been nearly 13 years and I still struggle with…

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I was a cheerleader in high school, shocking, I know. I like to encourage, I like to cheer for others, I like to help people believe in themselves. I want them to see what I see…their beauty, their worth, their hearts…just the way I see them. I want to RAH-RAH-SIS-CUM-BA all dang day! I will…

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Last week my baby…well she is 7 but still my baby, Caylee, was playing in my closet and pulled out a pair of pink slippers. “Mama, I love these!” “I do too, Caylee.” I muttered as tear filled my eyes quickly. I forgot I had them stashed in my closet. They have so many memories…

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“Something will grow from all that you are going through and it will be you.” -Toby Mac I love this quote because I believe this 100 percent. I look back at my life this far and every hardship, tragedy or hard to deal with moment has grown me like the wildflowers grow in the spring…

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