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Recently my church joined 537 other churches around the world to host Night to Shine. Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs ages 14 and older. On one night, February 9, 2018, 537 churches from around the world came together to host Night to… Continue reading Night to Shine: How I Grew Through Serving the Special Needs Community
Deployment...one of the toughest words a military spouse can hear. So many emotions come up when I hear that word: loneliness, stress, loss, fear, sadness, exhaustion... I pride myself on typically being an uplifting and positive person. However, this can be a struggle at times when I'm faced with the extremely difficult task of staying… Continue reading Deployment: A Submariner Wife’s Perspective
If you know me and follow my blog regularly, you know I am typically a very happy and positive person. My posts 9/10 times are about finding happiness and spreading that joy to others. Well, unfortunately, I have hit that place of deployment where I am starting to feel like I'm losing my zest. I'm… Continue reading Monster Mom Attacks: Rekindling the Relationship with My Son During a Stressful Deployment
What if I were to ask God for help as much as I ask Alexa?
When we see our imperfections as "flaws" we are missing the "blessings."
It's tempting to just give up or feel discouraged when we are in the dark. But, it's important to remember God does His best work when we are in the dark.
It's been a pretty emotional couple of days here in Hawaii. Saturday morning at 8:08 (which just so happens to be our area code), Hawaii was woken to the Emergency Alert System blasting our cell-phones with a terrifying alert! Road alerts were flashing the warning. Sirens were blaring. The news announced the bomb threat. Twitter, Facebook...you… Continue reading A 2nd Chance at Life: Hawaii’s Ballistic Missile Warning
Hi everyone! Yes, I know it's been a hot minute since I've written. I have been traveling and enjoying the holidays at home in Nebraska. You can read a little about it here: From Hawaii to Nebraska: Adjusting to the Cold Weather My United Step-Family: How We Spend the Holidays Together as One Family I… Continue reading Less is More: A Few Blog Changes
My parents' divorce ultimately just grew our family rather than divide it.