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Does My Story Matter?

For the longest time, I didn’t think that my story was worth telling. I have played the good girl role for most of my life and to be quite honest with you, it has worked out well for me. There are a few regrets, but most people would find even those laughable. My life has been good. Very good. It […]

When Sunday Mornings are ToughqQQQQqqxQn /n /n/nnnnn

I am a pastor’s wife. You probably already know this about me. What you might not know is that my family lives across the parking lot from the church where my husband serves. I am a very spoiled wife. Most days of the week, my husband is integrally involved in our family’s morning routines. He drives our oldest daughter to […]

When I Start to Sound Like Mother Gothel, It is Time for Change

I love animated movies. For a long time, “Beauty and the Beast” was my favorite, but in 2010, “Tangled” was released and it has been my favorite ever since. We celebrated Lindsay’s 8th birthday with a Tangled party and 4 years later, it is still her favorite birthday party. Best. Day. Ever! The movie is full of humor and wit, […]

Heart Renovations

I woke up this morning in a home that was built in the early years of the 1800’s. It was built for a Presbyterian minister, a missionary of sorts who traveled by horseback preaching all over Western New York. For the past 14 years, the home has been lovingly restored and for the past 9, it has been a bed […]

We Wish You a Christ Filled Christmas

Dear Family and Friends, What a year this has been! I love the way Christmas time always brings the past year into focus, how it beckons my heart to remember all that has gone before it. This year has not been what I expected it to be in some ways. I’m not sure I was prepared for how my plans […]