It happened Just. Like. That. With clumsy four-year-old moves, he dribbled the ball, dropped the ball, caught the ball, ran to the net, looked up, tongue out, surrounded by little hands and feet, he shot and… The. Ball. Went. In. The crowd went wild (well, mostly me, mom). It was as if it all happened… Continue reading Firsts

Forgiveness · Love


I was teaching her about Jesus’s love. His dying on the cross for our sins, so we could live love. His sacrificial love, patient love, enduring love. His forever love. She was fighting with her brother that morning (like they always do). I believe  this time they were staking claim on who could sit up… Continue reading Love