I had a memory pop up on Facebook the other day from 3 years ago. It was this post from when I was pregnant: UPDATE on BABY LEELAND: It’s been almost a month since the last update. That just seems crazy that so much time has gone by. At that time I was 24 weeks and measuring 36 weeks. When we went to Iowa City, the doctors did another ultrasound. They saw that most of the defects that had been present in the first ultrasound were still there, but there is no hole in his heart! They were unable to … Continue reading Missing Them
Millions of people celebrated the coming of a candy bearing rabbit yesterday. I hope that many more millions were celebrating something much bigger – the resurrection of Jesus from the grave. In the days leading up to Sunday, lots of people talked about Jesus. They talked about why Jesus would do what He did and what it means for us. They talked about how He was welcomed upon entering Jerusalem and how the same people that welcomed Him were in the crowd yelling, “crucify him,” only days later. On Friday, people talked about the punishment Jesus would receive on our … Continue reading He Is Still Risen
About a week ago, I was watching Aladdin. I’ve seen it many times in my life, but I had never cried watching it until this time. The story of Aladdin goes like this: There is a poor boy who falls in … Continue reading Finding Jesus in Aladdin
I enjoyed reading as a kid, then somewhere around junior high or high school that enjoyment went away. Maybe it was being forced to read certain books for school, or maybe it was something I did. I don’t really know. … Continue reading Here We Are Now. Entertain Us.
I was watching a video about squids with one of my daycare kids because squids came up in our conversation, and she wasn’t sure what they looked like. Anyway, I stumbled upon a short video by National Geographic. It was … Continue reading With Just One Year
Honestly, I’m having a hard time finding the words to use to describe what is happening and has happened in the United States, but I can’t just say nothing. I know I am not an officer who has killed a … Continue reading I Can’t Just Say Nothing
A good friend and I were talking the other day about life – the good, the bad, and everything in between. I love when I can have real conversations about real life. We talked about depression, anxiety, loss, love, growth, … Continue reading We Can Never Say It All