facing my giants in scottsdale, az

When I was little I used to wear my coat in every new situation and not take it off until I felt comfortable. On the first day of school, every single year, I would get sick and throw up from the nerves of starting over again and having to meet new people. Every time we … Continue Reading

Monterey Hotel and real life

This past weekend Matt and I got to get away together. His mom flew out to help watch three of the kids and two of them went to my brother and sister-in-law’s house. We love that they are willing to help us out and all of the kids had a great time. Even though I’m … Continue Reading

difficult friendships and good confrontation

A few months ago I tried to speak with a friend about something troubling my heart. I felt a wedge growing between us and didn’t want it to be there. Maybe it was on my end, maybe it was on hers. Maybe it was both. Finding out seemed to be the most loving thing I … Continue Reading