Train vs. Tahoe

My grandma has this really old Chevy Tahoe. I remember the day she bought it. I grew up going out to the river with her in it, and using it to tow our boat. I mean, even my first car accident was in that car lol. We [our family + grandma ] have lived together... Continue Reading →

Im at Capacity

I cant deal with getting the kids ready, myself ready, my brother-in-law a birth certificate and passport, my little brother an I.D.and passport, and now my husband a new I.D.  Im already getting all our documents apostilled in three different states, selling the rest of our possessions (including our car), packing, buying, homeschooling, exercising, praying,... Continue Reading →

55 Days Left in the US

So, yesterday we officially left behind the "purging phase" (as I took to calling it), and we have now entered the "purchasing phase"- Infinitely more exciting. Main things I learned from the purging phase: We have way too much stuff. Im so happy we got rid of/donated/sold easily two thirds of our belongings. Everything we... Continue Reading →

Forgiving Mom and Dad

My relationship with my parents has always had a bit of tension.  My parents were young and in a tough position. At just 18 (Mom), 18 (Father), and 20 (my Step Dad),  I can't imagine what they were going through trying to raise a little human like me. My biological father has been an addict... Continue Reading →

When Will I learn?

The birds song, the wind in the trees, the cool fresh water, brings me down to my knees. You are so glorious, and I am so small. Why dont I give in, and give You my all? When You've made so much beauty for me to behold, why cant I give in and just do... Continue Reading →

Praise Him

When I hit a wall and I don’t know what to say, I remember that my lips were made to praise The Lord, so I’ll start there. When I hit a wall and I don’t know what to do, I remember that my hands were made to serve The Lord, so I’ll start there.  When... Continue Reading →

Just One More Mom

Sometimes your love overwhelms me,  Like when you need me to hold you in every store. But one day you might not want to come along with me at all,  So I’ll pick you up one time more.  Sometimes I’m too tired to read another story,  I could even fall asleep right here on the... Continue Reading →

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