Life Goes Around Once

I wrote this four years ago, shortly after William was born, and it’s truer now than ever. I just watched this video for the first time yesterday. A ninety-six-year-old man wrote a beautiful, heart-breaking song to his wife a month after her death. Here are some of the lyrics: “Oh sweet Lorraine I wish we could do all the good times all over again Oh … Continue reading Life Goes Around Once

85 Things I’m Thankful For This Thanksgiving

I’m Thankful For… 1. Early mornings. Watching the sunrise through wide-open windows, worship music and fresh air flooding our home, as I accomplish a few things before the kids get up. Maybe it’s writing, maybe it’s exercising, maybe it’s housework or an extra-special breakfast in the oven. I feel energized and inspired when my day starts early. 2. My hard-working husband, who has shouldered the … Continue reading 85 Things I’m Thankful For This Thanksgiving