The Lord’s Prayer:In My Own Words

Our Father in Heaven.  You are perfectly Holy and set apart.  I pray that your perfect kingdom, perfect justice, perfect grace would reign down here. Humble my heart to be dependent on you. Forgive me Lord when I try and build up security for myself instead of trusting in You.  Help me to have Your... Continue Reading →

Today is the Day

We're on our way to the airport now. I have a peace about it. Getting through the airport will be crazy hectic and long. We have 10 checked bags, 5 carry ons, and 4 personal bags. We'll travel for a little over 24 hours. We have snacks and the kids iPads, headphones, my small Bible,... Continue Reading →

But who’s counting anyway?

We're leaving for Ecuador in 18 days 23 hours 3 minutes 47 seconds.  We have 3 of our 5 bags packed, soon to be 4 as of later today.  The time has gone by super fast.  My hearts starting to race just thinking about it.  I don't feel prepared, we still don't speak Spanish, but... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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