Ice Cream Conversations: My Journey from Infertility to Motherhood

It was a hot September day in 2010 and the counters in the Dairy Queen were sticky. The smell of waffle cones and sugary sweets wafted through the air as I nervously shifted in the red plastic covered booth. My husband, Chris, and I sat across from our twelve-year-old foster son as the three of... Continue Reading →

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#Called2Love

Listen up folks, we cannot stay silent forever. Far too long, many of us have buried our heads in the sand and wished all the bad away. We're good people. We’re caring people. We believe in equality. We believe in freedom. We believe in free speech for all. We believe in right and wrong. And... Continue Reading →

Human Again

I hid behind lies Buried myself Pushed way down to escape the pain I faked the smile Hardened my heart Denied love that came my way I forgot how to feel How to love Pushed away everyone I'd hung my head and given up Convinced I was useless and irrelevant Then you came like a... Continue Reading →

Waiting

Tears flow down They fall like the rain There's no end to my sorrow and pain Too many nights I'm crying for You There's just nothing left for me to do I'm reaching out I just need a touch from You Hope breaks through the cracks in the wall I've built around my bleeding heart Starting to see... Continue Reading →

Fall from Grace

the fall of man perpetuated a domino effect the Creator's perfect plan absolutely wrecked and under the arrogant guise of longing to be all-knowing man fell easily prey the devil's malicious toying we long for things that are vile and desire to have control when in fact what we are doing is surrendering to the immoral the enemy wants us right... Continue Reading →

A Letter From Mama Bear

Dear Teacher, My husband and I have spent 5 years building up our daughters self-worth-- telling her she's amazing, happy, a good leader, friend, person, and lots more. We've worked diligently at making sure her tiny ego is developed with armor comprised of unconditional love, realistic expectations, positive affirmations, and focused confidence in her and her abilities. We recognized early... Continue Reading →

Evil, Suffering and God

Why does God allow evil and suffering? There are no words to describe the anguish felt by those who encounter suffering. There are so many tragic stories, so much pain. And many people ask the question, “Why? Why did God allow this?” This has been a heart-rending couple of years for my home-state of Colorado. First... Continue Reading →

Taking Off the Mask

Wearing a mask brings certain comforts, but it also may hinder our personal growth. As long as we wear the mask we don’t have to deal with the underlying problem. But when we are truly able to confront the truth about ourselves we will find true freedom. We can find healing.

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