Sometimes I miss being a teenager. You look back and remember sleeping in, being upset about 250 word assignments, skipping class to spend the day out in Vancouver, going to youth and being loved on with a great program and awesome leaders, basically not “adulting”. You always wanted to be older in a some way, … Continue reading Learning to Love Jesus all over again
My sweet little babes drove me crazy yesterday. I actually stopped at one point and looked in the mirror and could not believe who was staring back at me. I looked tired, worn out, and really not friendly. While trying to fix my hair (as if that would have helped) a question popped into my … Continue reading This Earth is Not Your Home
Day-to-day life just kills that emotional roller coaster you remember when dating. I remember in the first five years, constantly asking my husband if he still gets butterflies and when does he get them. I remember he used to tell me a different reason why he loved me every day because he ‘accidentally’ wrote it … Continue reading Take Time For your Marriage
What a special treat it is to feature the better half of our blogs duo, today. Carla Thiessen is my sweet and beautiful and feisty little sister. Her compassion for people and her heart for the lost is what has inspired me for the better portion of my life. She was always that little girl … Continue reading Working Mom Part 5: Carla
Adoption. So many emotions and so much meaning packed into such a small word. A word that provides so much hope for one person can always be a word that is pack full of sorrow and brokenness for an other. I struggle with this. I struggle with thinking that my future children will have felt more … Continue reading Overwhelmingly Blessed : figuring out adoption
The other day I woke up on the wrong side of the bed. Literally. I normally sleep on the right side of the bed but because of some shifting around due to a toddler I woke up not only on the left hand side of the bed but I woke up with a foot jammed … Continue reading The Day I realized I am a Horrible Mother
Today I started my day grumpy. You know when even before your eyes open you have a headache and find your family annoying. When I was finally convinced to open my eyes it was at my daughter’s request to wipe her brothers bum. As I groggily found my way to the bathroom to aid my … Continue reading A slap in the Face from Mary.