As I write here, the snow has begun to fall in Petoskey, MI. We live about an hour south of the Mackinac Bridge, the only driveable path to the Upper Peninsula. The snowflakes are large and fluffy, and whatever grass was visible is no longer visible. Outside, the pine trees are beautifully flocked and the… [Read More]
You can trust God has been doing a lot of work writing on my heart. He has paved many beautiful paths for our family. Here are some updates to our story.
I am brave because God is within me. (For all of the posts regarding our 5th baby, please click here.) This is the phrase I’m choosing to proclaim over my life, over each day, over each hour. I’m full of hope, and I will not live in fear over our baby boy’s diagnosis of Spina… [Read More]
I quietly shared an announcement of baby #5 in this blog post. We’ve since received some hard news regarding our baby and we want to share what we know with you. 2022 – NOVEMBER: Thanksgiving Day arrived, and for an entire week, we had been holding close the gift of new life inside my womb…. [Read More]
HI FRIENDS! Do you have snow where you live? (Or maybe the right question is, could it snow where you live?) We had a few inches of fresh snowfall recently and my kids are going bananas over it. The field behind our home is white in color, no longer golden, though the gold is sure… [Read More]
It brings me a lot of joy to put this post together year after year. Initially, I couldn’t think of many books I read for hobby in 2022 (so typical right now, snort), but then I remembered I shared many of them on social media (which is totally hilarious given I left that “world” in… [Read More]