Bringing new life & love to your old pieces.

Unreasonable Hope

I had the privilege of receiving an advance copy of this new book by Pastor Chad Veach  "Unreasonable Hope" I knew the moment I learned about his story and sweet Georgia, that I would connect on many levels. The day it arrived I was so excited to open it and dive in... and then my heart didn't quite feel the same. The book is raw and … {Continue reading…}

For Your Approval

Honesty, Integrity, Authentic, Accountability Just a few things that frame the way I am the way I am.   For Your Approval, not so much. Which has others seeing me as unashamed, bold, intimidating, fearless, and blunt. I'm sure if I tried to recall more I could, but those are a few I immediately can hear and see the faces who spoke … {Continue reading…}

No Weapon Formed Against You

Tonight was an amazing night spent with thousands of women in the DFW area at Awaken.  It was at a beautiful and gracious church in Dallas.  And the atmosphere was completely different than any "event" I had been to.  I went hoping for a night filled with worship and a Word from God.  I truly felt the presence of Jesus all around. In the smiles and … {Continue reading…}

World Down Syndrome Day 2016

My Love and Life.... This sweet beautiful girl... She so much like every other typical 6 year old.  She has pretty almond eyes full of wander and curiosity.  She is a friend and a daughter, a granddaughter, a niece, a kindergarten, a sister, and she has down syndrome.  But she is anything but "downs"... She is happy, but not because of her extra … {Continue reading…}

When We Know…

Yesterday was quite simply just amazing. Seeing prayers answered in ways I hadn't in my little simple mind, been able to imagine. But Yesterday, it all came together multiple ways, multiple times. Like a big knock in the head from God himself- "Hello Girly, It's really Me." I laugh when I think of all the things I 'know" with … {Continue reading…}

Things Look Different Than I Planned…

I remember agencies closing and praying to find the right one.  I remember having a room all set up even though the wait could be two or more years. I remember having to take pictures to send with our dossier.  I remember walking past that room and gazing.  I remember every painful step that led to us having to stop and change directions.  I can … {Continue reading…}

Farmhouse Fireplace Makeover

This week it is all about fun and easy projects.  Letting small projects have a big impact in the big picture.  So yesterday, I shared a smart solution to hiding unsightly plumbing. Today I am sharing our Farmhouse Fireplace Makeover. I want to start by letting you know that our house has 4 fireplaces.  The original house had 4.  The four we … {Continue reading…}

Farmhouse Pedestal Sink

Good Morning Sweet Friends.  This week I want to share little short and easy projects.  The one's that are on your list but you are so busy wanting to do the big ones that make the most impact the little ones seem too insignificant or just boring... Is that you?? or is it just me?? I think it's funny how my list always grows.  I see … {Continue reading…}