Faith · Fear · joy · parenting · pregnancy · Prenatal Diagnosis

Running out of the darkness: How a song about Jesus reminded me of who I am

Even knowing Jesus as a child, and growing a relationship with God as an adult... when tragedy and uncertainty strike, surrender boot camp begins. Tuning into this type of surrender changed me. .... letting go, and leaning in. ... this has transformed the way I feel into all experiences, relationships, interactions, how I raise my… Continue reading Running out of the darkness: How a song about Jesus reminded me of who I am

Children · Faith · Family · joy · love · Niko Gian

Niko is almost 1 + 6th infusion

Niko will be 1 next week! Can you believe it!? 26 fractures at birth 13 hours of labor for mom 6 IV infusions 5 days in the NICU 4 prenatal ultrasounds  3 siblings who adore him 2 parents who are beside themselves with his presence 1 big birthday boy + 923 miles to Omaha and… Continue reading Niko is almost 1 + 6th infusion

Faith · Fear · love · Marianne Williamson · spirituality

What’s light got to do, got to do with it?

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing… Continue reading What’s light got to do, got to do with it?

Be the energy that best serves · Faith

Why Inspiration is so Imperative

Just because something hasn't happened yet.... doesn't mean it never will. Why Inspiration is so Imperative I hosted a girls empowerment workshop  this weekend, and the topic was 'Creative Goal Setting.' We made dream boards and discussed how the things we imagine can be aligned with inspired action. We moreso focused on how dreaming positive dreams… Continue reading Why Inspiration is so Imperative

Breaking the habit of being yourself · love · Marianne Williamson · parenting · spirituality

My prayer for you today

I surrender to you, oh Lord. The more I learn and grow, I feel growing pressure to hold on... to keep. To put all my eggs in my own basket... ...and rely on my own strength and understanding. The feeling of angst... of helplessness... is an indication I am relying on my own power. The… Continue reading My prayer for you today

Be the energy that best serves · Charlie · Children · Family · Forgiveness · letters to Charlie · love · parenting · self help · spirituality

Prayers for my daughter

My daughter is growing up. And I am thrilled about it. She is moving through these experiences and I am fumbling alongside her... sometimes ahead of her, sometimes behind her. We know how important we are to our daughters. We know they learn about life through us. And yet, we must surrender this importance and recognize… Continue reading Prayers for my daughter