There were so many nights he would come home from a shift and he didn’t have words to express what he had seen or been through. He just wanted a dog to come and lie across his lap and be there…something to pet and hold and not have to say a word.Read more "We got a dog!"
I was supposed to be helping others, not whining about my problems.Read more "I just couldn’t write…"
And while these disrespectful, unstable and unbelievably out of control criminals do their deeds I simply force myself to go to bed, just waiting for that sweet sound of him breathing next to me once again.Read more "Sleeping Alone Again Tonight "
Our LEO life reaches into our boys’ personal lives. I never saw it that way until my son opened my eyes.Read more "Lessons from Health Class"
I am not dealing with seeking the approval of one specific individual. I am struggling with finding the approval of MYSELF.Read more "A Diamond in the works…"
I CHOOSE not to live in fear, because if I did it would consume me. Let me explain…Read more "AREN’T YOU AFRAID??? (I get asked that a lot lately)"
Helping people is part of my inner being, it’s who I am, it’s what I do. But sometimes it all catches up with me and I just need to sit down and let my mind stop spinning.Read more "IT’S WHO WE ARE, IT’S WHAT WE DO"
I lost count of how many times I’ve purposefully stood with my wedding ring in their sight so I could maybe avoid the question asking if I was married.Read more "I SMILE"
This year we almost don’t know what to do. My husband got to watch everyone open gifts and then STAY. We are spending time with both his parents and mine. We are actually doing Christmas on Christmas Day! How does this work?Read more "Christmas is December 25?"
When browsing Facebook today I came across an article a friend had posted, written by Chancellor and Pastor John Piper, about whether Christians should be encouraged to arm themselves. Having sat through video recorded Sunday School lessons by Mr. Piper, and finding this article right up my alley as a LEO wife I decided to […]Read more "John Piper and Jerry Falwell, Jr. – Christians and Carrying Guns"