The Day I Killed all the Magic

My children were all up and dressed before the sun awoke up this morning. This is partly my fault since I put them all to bed before the sun went down last night because PREGNANT MOMS GET TIRED! I also forgot, yet again, to play Tooth Fairy last night because PREGNANT MOMS HAVE NO BRAIN CELLS! ...more

Passion, Purpose, and Icing on the Cake

Last October, I wrote a 31 Day series on becoming an author. Writing those posts unlocked something inside me – something that I’d rolled up and tucked away in the corner of my heart a long time ago. I remembered that I wanted to be a writer ....more

Places I’ve Been and Where I’ll Be

It’s been a busy week, and it’s only Wednesday! Sleep has eluded me for most of the week, which is why I think it’s felt longer than usual. Or maybe time is simply slowing down ....more

Raising a Realist in a Dreamer’s World

“Okay, Tia,” the teacher said. “I want you to close your eyes right now. We’re going to play a game.” I looked on as my daughter compliantly squeezed her eyes shut ....more

These Are The Days: Mo Leverett

Wherever we are, there is always something of beauty that bursts and begs notice – landmarks on our expedition of redemptive return.” Mo Leverett ...more

The View from Here

For the most part, the focus of this blog will remain on the endeavors in which I find inspiration. I also want to focus on YOU. I want to hear your stories, to hear your dreams, your plans, and your goals, and I want to feature them here in this space ....more

Train Up a Child in the Way He Should Go

In the early days of our marriage, Lee and I lived in an apartment the size of a matchbox in Frisco, Texas....more

When We Dared to Dream

Childhood is built on dreams. Fanciful daydreams of a life of grandeur are the things that make childhood so magical. Perhaps one of the greatest tragedies to strike the fatherless is the stripping of innocence – a building block of dreams ....more

Join Me at the New Site!

We went live yesterday over at Kelli and I could not be more pleased with how it all came together. A big thanks to Alle McCloskey of Finding Eden Media for the hard work she put in to make that site everything I had envisioned it to be. It really is a beautiful space ....more

Welcome To My New Space!

Hello, everyone, and welcome to my new space! I’m so excited to be here, and to have you all join me on this new adventure. I wanted to kick off my time in this new space with a very clear reason for why we’re here ....more