My heart. My firstborn. My Jonathan.Today you are 30.How did we get here my sweet son? The time has passed so quickly, it takes my breath away. I remember so clearly, the first time I held you in my arms, my son, my heart. I was completely unprepared for how my life would change, ALL for the better … [Read more...] about Happy 30th Jonathan!
Today is special. I know, I know. It’s All Saints Day which is a pretty spectacular Solemnity, but it’s also the day Jerr and I had our monumental epiphany in regards to our sweet Courtney. .If you’ve read my book “Be Brave in the Scared”, than you know the impact this day had on our family. … [Read more...] about A special day…
And she’s back! Sorry I bugged out last week with a WIW post but I remembered to take the photos today.The seasons are finally changing here in NoVa but today was quite warm so I went with a maxi dress I found on Amazon for under $30. Empire waist and v-neck neckline for the win y’all. .I added … [Read more...] about WIW-cammo style
My best friend and I have walked together as sisters for 19 years now, praying for one another and for each other’s kids. Today starts a new adventure, one filled with excitement and if I’m being honest, some concern, but also great pride and love.Christine, you have raised a mighty warrior, a young … [Read more...] about Raised a might warrior
Five years ago tonight, I sat in the front pew during Adoration, my daughter curled in my arms. It was the last time she was in church before her death 3 months later. When I look at these photos now, what I see is Courtney’s smile and her looking at others. My daughter was blind and yet she … [Read more...] about Heart to heart
I didn’t expect it to be so hard. I just wanted to give Jonathan a little room update. He has slept in that bedroom since 2008, when Courtney’s physical needs precipitated them switching rooms. J-man never once complained about the switch or the color of the walls. He just did it because … [Read more...] about Room and heart makeover