One year as Virginians

One year of amazement summed up in two words: ONLY GOD! That’s correct. I can not possibly mention everything over the last year but I can share a few examples. Everything fell into place perfectly as only He could. From the job offer to move in 40 days! 40 days from praying, packing, researching, learning,…

Recharged and Refreshed

What does it mean to be recharged and refreshed? Less stressed? Are we kinder to each other? Are we seeking God in everything we do? The even bigger question…How do we stay recharged and refreshed? How do we live our faith in everyday life when we are back to our overcommitted over-scheduled life? How can…

Father’s Day in Virginia

It’s pretty fitting that our first Father’s Day in Virginia was going to camp! I spent many Father’s Days headed to camp! I didn’t always love camp. In fact, I didn’t think I would ever send my girls to summer camp. Camp Greystone changed my mind. I even told Braxton I wanted to go with…

Update by the numbers

6 months • In our new environment we are thriving and exactly where we never knew we needed to be. In fact it’s so amazing I’ve had trouble putting it all in words. It’s been nothing short of a miracle. It was a quick, unexpected move. Just 45 days from job offer, to sell house,…

The Day I Never Want to Forget

Today is the day I never want to forget. It started with howling winds and pouring rain. I was warm and snuggly when my newly eight year old bounced on my bed. Shelton’s been planning this day for weeks. Church then breakfast at the Waffle House, lunch of rice and beans, followed by dinner of…

Exciting Adventure

Another September 1st marks another new beginning, another birthday, another year to plan, pray, and dream. But the most amazing part is that I’m exactly where I did not pray to be. That’s the exciting part of surrendering everything { I Mean Everything } to The One who knows what you need better than you…

Starting Point

I thought I would start my first post with a bit about myself and the journey to this blog. I’ve always done things differently. Organizing my clothes a month at a time  then pressing each outfit the Sunday before the week. Trying to keep my eyes on the horizon while learning to drive a three…