When a Moment Becomes Sacred

I have to confess ... this photo was not taken by me. My camera was used but my girl caught this amazing shot. Camera held tightly as she leaned over the couch and out the window, she whispered, "Mom, this is going to be a great one!" As I watched her patiently wait for the squirrels to move closer, my throat closed and suddenly the moment became sacred. How precious to me are your thoughts, O God! How vast is the sum of them! Psalm 139:17 The way I look at her, the love I have for her, the ... [Read More]

Celebrating One Beautiful Thing

Memorial Day ... the official start of summer. This year was a little bittersweet for our family  As thankful as we are to be living back home in North Alabama, we sure do miss all our friends from our almost-eleven years on the Georgia Coast.  {Of course, they were battling Tropical Storm Beryl while we were relishing the perfect sunshine-y day at the pool but that's a whole other thing, right?} So, this year, we spent time with family and ate yummy food and I got a text that made me ... [Read More]

Catching Fireflies

this is what summer nights are made of ... catching fireflies laughing with family remembering those gone on wrapping up in the warmth of a summer night What do you remember doing as a child in the summertime?   linking with Brooke for One Beautiful Thing ... [Read More]