Jerry loves peanut butter. His favorite candy is a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup. When he’s desperate he will take a scoop of peanut butter and then sprinkle it with chocolate chips. I’m always looking for ways to combine chocolate and peanut butter and these oat bars are one of them. They require … [Read more...] about No Bake Peanut Butter Bars
Hope. It's a four letter word. One that as Catholic Christians we bandy about without much thought for how hope is actually meant to change how we live our lives. If we believe ALL that our faith teaches us, then we should never be without hope in our lives. And yet we are a stressed out, anxious, … [Read more...] about H.O.P.E. – Hold On Pain Ends
2:12 a.m. - Some nights sleep evades me as my heart and mind battle over grief and staying present in this moment. I came up with a battle plan about six months after Courtney died to work my way through nights like these and it begins with a conversation with the one who walked this same path long … [Read more...] about Sleepless Nights
One week ago I was standing on stage sharing my heart w/150 women in TX at the @geniusconference. I came into the weekend feeling nervous over my responsibilities and the fact that I had never met, in person, any of the team save one. I had prayed for them, chatted on-line but had no idea how we … [Read more...] about Genius Conference 2019
Next stop Austin, TX.Lessons learned so far today, I need to get better at packing for long trips. I had to pay a fine for a bag that was overweight. I spilled half my latte, slightly burning my hand and I initially went to the wrong gate but caught myself in time. .Lord have mercy it’s a Monday. … [Read more...] about Texas, here I come!
My beautiful Courtney, my daughter, my Warrior Princes, my sunshine...today doesn’t happen without you sweet girl. This book we wrote together is proof that miracles happen and that love always wins I ache to hold you today. My arms feel so empty without you in them. The tears are proof that your … [Read more...] about Mother’s Day