Parenting, Spiritual Growth, The Motherhood Chapters

Dear Baby | Letters from Mom

January 3rd - 5 Weeks Dear Baby, We found out about you two days after Christmas. After months of disappointment and "Not yets," God answered our prayers and the desire of our hearts. I started a new journal in early November with this verse: Many, Lord my God, are the wonders you have done, the… Continue reading Dear Baby | Letters from Mom

Journaling, Spiritual Growth

The Good Struggle | A Journal Entry

I feel like the Lord is taking me somewhere I've never been. I feel like He desires to grow my faith beyond any experience I've had with Him before. He's at work, He's doing something or He desires to do something, if I'll cooperate. And I'm struggling - The Good Struggle, I call it. Ever… Continue reading The Good Struggle | A Journal Entry

Journaling, Spiritual Growth, The Marriage Chapters, The Spiritual Discipline of Journaling

The Journal of Two Love Stories

"Journal writing is a voyage to the interior" -Christina Baldwin "These handwritten words in the pages of my journal confirm that from an early age I have experienced each encounter in my life twice; once in the world, and once again on the pages" - Terry Tempest Williams "The nicest part is being able to… Continue reading The Journal of Two Love Stories

Deployment, London, The Army Wife Chapters

Week 19: The Difference a Year Can Make

I'm a big journaler. This isn't a surprise to anyone who knows me. Hawk actually handmade me a journal for my birthday last year because he knew it was something I would use and cherish - and I do.  So, it isn't an unusual occurrence for me to randomly read some of my past journal… Continue reading Week 19: The Difference a Year Can Make

Spiritual Growth, The Army Wife Chapters

Week 6: Lest I Forget

May means another calendar page turned. It gives me satisfaction that time is indeed moving. Yet it also seems like I should be looking back on May like it was a long time ago. While I am sometimes tempted to bemoan the fact that Hawk is over 5,500 miles away from me, and that the… Continue reading Week 6: Lest I Forget