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Who am I?I am Human. Flawed. Passionate. Overwhelmed. Creative. Tired. JoyFilled. Messy. Colorful. Sinful. Redeemed. As a woman living in a world that seems to spin faster with each passing day, I wear more hats than I care to count, but there are a few favorites...I am the wife of an all-too-human Prince Charming and the mother of two beautifully-imperfect children. My soul belongs to Jesus, and He is the reason I am able to find Petals of Joy in this journey I call Life.
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A few weeks ago, I received an email from a student. As I read her words, moving and real, I felt the still, small Voice. I knew that day, reading her heart splayed across the screen, they would resonate with … Continue reading
There once was a little girl. She had a Jesus-love down deep to her knobby knees. She couldn’t get enough of singing “This Little Light of Mine” and reading Exodus for fun. When she was 10 and away at camp, … Continue reading
Sometimes I stare a beautiful women with my nose turned up in the air–desperate. Looking. Narrowing my eyes to find the flaws. My own insecurities at their height, I’m secretly satisfied when imperfection is found. Then I’m embarrassed. Mortified by … Continue reading
The moment I heard him hit the floor, I knew. I knew he was hurt. His mouth turned crimson and he screamed. People stared. I held. I held my son in my arms, not worrying over whether I too, would … Continue reading
My shoulders sag A heavy sigh escapes I yearn I yield Conflict unresolved. My Independence quakes As Integrity shifts under fault lines. My tired voice—scratched and raw— Rests against landscapes of spacious … Continue reading