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Ask, Seek, Knock

Yesterday picking my boys up from the bus stop I had the most incredible moment with my youngest son Blanton.  He is 5 years old and a bit of a handful, if you know what [...]

By | November 12th, 2014|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , , , , |60 Comments

When God Closes a Door

Have you ever heard the statement “when God closes a door, He opens a window”? I have heard it all my life; at church growing up, my grandma used to say it and even now [...]

By | November 9th, 2014|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , , , , |29 Comments

Speak Life!

Psalm 139:16 (NIV):  Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. Ordain: predetermine, predestine, preordain, destine, determine, prescribe, designate, [...]

By | October 20th, 2014|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , , , , , |17 Comments

The Whisper

It was a long day of working, cleaning, cooking and caring for a 2 and 4 year old boys not to mention months of feeling crappy about myself. I had gained 30 pounds and felt [...]

By | October 9th, 2014|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , , , |20 Comments

Family Fall Favorite Casserole

My mom is one of the best southern cooks hands down. Her specialty is her homemade potato salad but her go to for Sunday lunches, family birthday celebrations, holiday side dishes and a many of [...]

By | October 6th, 2014|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , , , |13 Comments

Move On

Move on! It’s six letters, two words, easy to say, hard to explain and even harder to do. So many times in our lives we hang on to people, things, jobs and even relationships that [...]

By | September 30th, 2014|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , , , , , |14 Comments

Fear Is Your Friend

When I was a little girl, like 7, my mom was the youth choir director at my church. I will never forget this story because it was my first of many lessons in my “fear [...]

By | September 25th, 2014|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , , , , , , |8 Comments


The history of the statue of David begins before Michelangelo's work on it from 1501 to 1504.  Prior to Michelangelo's involvement, the Overseers of the Office of Works had plans to commission a series of [...]

By | September 21st, 2014|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , , , , , |11 Comments