The Backside of Glory

On a crisp November afternoon, Ken and I grabbed our gear and our blue pup and headed off for a little overnight adventure. The Texas Hill Country did not disappoint as we hiked into our cozy campsite at Inks Lake State Park. After setting up camp we hiked to a nearby granite dome to watch… Continue reading The Backside of Glory

The Art of Holding Out Hope

  My boys wake up bouncing.  Literally.   Bouncing, often accompanied by singing.  Loud singing. Oh, and lots and lots of giggling.  And all this, sometimes (gasp!)... before 7:00 AM.  For me, a certified non-morning person, this kind of stinks. Sadly, rather than joining my boys in their morning exuberance, my first thoughts are usually… Continue reading The Art of Holding Out Hope

Courage from the Creator

Think waaaaay back...... What did you love to do when you were little? Did you hop off the school bus and head straight for the Lego bucket? Did you throw on a cape? Or a crown? Did you disassemble the family appliances in order to figure out how they worked? (ahem...Ken...) For me, it was… Continue reading Courage from the Creator