Crash Course at the Ash House

I had every intention of starting to share some of the hilarious moments that we have had as a family since my last post.  But life had another idea.  Trauma reared its ugly head within our home in a way that has broken all of our hearts in an immense way.  We found there was…

Pro-Parenting: Amputee Style

Well, it is official: we are licensed professional parents!  After several grueling months of paperwork, home studies, inspections, writing ten page autobiographies, trainings, and a water test (yes, really!), we received our license in the mail that we are approved Foster/Resource parents and are on the list to receive our first placement child. For some…

I Ain’t Got a Leg to Stand on…

I Ain’t Got a Leg to Stand on… If you have followed my blog for any amount of time you know the struggle with my leg.  Not my real one, my fake one.  I truly do not even understand how something that isn’t even real can constantly send you such unhealthy vibes.  First I have…

Why I Traded Candy Crushing for Embroidery – 1 Year Later (Update)

Why I Traded Candy Crushing for Embroidery – 1 Year Later (Update) Many of you remember my previous article on this subject.  The update here is based on the original article which you can find by clicking here.  It has been a full year since I decided to give up computer games and Facebook games….

Shaking and Strenghtening of 2014

God has known from the very beginning what this journey would be for me. And so much has changed this year. It has been a year of shaking just as He promised.

Waiting in Wonder

Waiting in Wonder I love to inspire others and reach out to help others. I have always wanted to share my experiences and to bless the people around me. Back in January 2013 I began praying about my purpose in life and asking God to give me direction in regards to this question. I recorded…

A New Leg of My Journey

A New Leg of My Journey Twenty five years ago chemotherapy looked so very different than it does now. This was before nausea medicine, before steroid injections, before platelet shots.  Back then most blood transfusions were not scanned for HIV and most drugs were experimental. Treatment with chemo often took a patient to the brink…

Heavenly Mindset in an Earthly Realm

At the beginning of the year I wrote in my journal something that I felt the Lord was revealing to me about my personal life this year.  I wrote:  “This is the year for shaking.  2013 was a year for growing roots but 2014 is shaking and strengthening these roots….Your roots are not complete yet! …

My Kind of Love

My Kind of Love I have noticed over the past five years of marriage that a lot of people give my husband credit for putting up with a wife that has a disability.  There is always an undertone when people speak of my marriage.  They say things like, “He really is a good man to…

Greatness

Greatness To be given a lot we must start with a little We must nurture that little each jot and each tittle And as we continue to express gratefulness Character is formed into faithfulness The quiet still moments that no others see Little do you know will then set you free   To care for…