Tough Lesson Learned

It was the spring of 2003.  Our life was pretty much perfect in our eyes.  We had two healthy boys and a beautiful home.  We both had good jobs and were able to buy pretty much anything we needed or wanted.  In March, we decided to sell our home because we wanted to move a […]

Meeting the Man of my Dreams

Meeting the man that I was to marry on the first day of my first job in Sarasota Florida was not what I was expecting.  I was born in Sarasota Florida, but my parents moved to Dallas Texas when I was just six weeks old.  I lived there most of my life and then moved […]

Faith Tested

“Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.” (Hebrews 11:1)  I always thought I knew exactly what this meant, until May 25, 2002.  My second son was born on this day and my world as I knew it changed forever.  Because this was our second […]

My Salvation Story

I was not raised in the church.  My parents were not Christians…well, not in the “real” sense of the word.  We were what you would call “CEO Christians”.  We went to church on Christmas, Easter and maybe one other time during the year.  When I was a freshman in high school I had a friend […]

Let’s start at the beginning…

(I want to preface this by saying that this was my reality, right or wrong, at the time.  This is only my perspective and does not include the perspectives of either of my parents or what their reality was.  I love both of my parents and I have a loving relationship and a deep respect […]

Wedding, Honeymoon, Get Married?

Have Wedding… Check Go on Honeymoon… Check Get married?  For us that came after the Honeymoon!! Our wedding was set for Saturday November 29, 1997.  We had planned everything in advance and was all set, except for the marriage license.  We were taking the week before our wedding day off and planned to get our […]