Yearly Archives: 2012

true love

Sixteen years ago today, Ray and I stood at a wedding altar and pledged our love to one another, not fully comprehending what “in sickness and in health” and “for better or worse” really meant – not truly comprehending love. We have now begun to understand that love is more than an emotion, more than […]

Romantic couple silhouette

don't know

why not?

This year in school, we had the opportunity to read several missionary biographies.  One of our favorites was Nate Saint by Janet and Geoff Benge.  (This is a YWAM biography which I love, love, love!) One of the things that stood out to me was how Mrs. Saint encouraged her children to carry out their […]

not a dollar but a cotton field 2

This past week, we took our oldest sons to visit my 97 year old great uncle who was a WWII veteran.  He is an amazing man and his memory is remarkable.  We enjoyed story after story of his life in the war and as a boy.  He would begin each one by saying “I wanted […]

Cotton field


blessings 6

At ten weeks pregnant, we found out last week during a routine appointment that God had chosen to take our baby home.  My heart is grieving and aching for this child I will never hold.  This is the fourth child we’ve lost, yet the pain is the same and maybe even greater this time. I […]