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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.
Tag Archives: Beauty
Daughters of Ours, Spring green has touched the tips of the trees, edging its way to leaf centers. Plum and pink Azaleas have yawned into March’s morning light. Because Florida. And before we can sneeze the oak pollen from our … Continue reading
Flawless hair. Big colorful bows. Smocked dresses from Etsy for each holiday. For the first several years of life, my sweet Ella-girl always looked perfectly put together. Every hair on her cute little head in place. Outfits coordinated for each … Continue reading
You are more than you imagine yourself to be. She breathed these words over me as the prayer finished during a conference I attended. “That’s a word from God. He told me to tell you that.” Warmth flooded my being, … Continue reading
They’re broken. Fragments of what were once beautiful. The pieces fill my daughter’s bucket, along with sand and seawater. She’s collecting shells. Old enough to discern the difference between shells worth keeping and those needing to be tossed aside, my … Continue reading
Not quite Favorites February…But rather a completely new look at an old blog, “The Beauty Contest“ When life wasn’t a beauty contest. This was her post. A former student remembering her preschool years. When life wasn’t a beauty contest… Can … Continue reading