The phone rang yesterday and Josh called out, “It’s State of Michigan again Mom. Do I answer it?” I had him bring me the phone and quickly pressed the proper key. As I suspected, it was CPS (Children’s Protective Service) and they were getting ready to go to court on a case which looked like it would end up with two children entering the foster care system. My heart broke, as it does with each call, but I quickly explained that my daughter was running a temp and I wasn’t sure if it was strep throat- plus my husband & two oldest sons are out of the country on a mission trip and my oldest daughter was gone as well so there was NO WAY I could take these two precious kids. The worker politely agreed and thanked me for my time. I said a quick prayer and went on with my day.Read More
‘When I’m ‘on my game’, I pretty much live by the motto in my title.
What does that mean you say? To me, it is a series of daily/continual choices that lead to and intended result. Such as my current goal: “I desire to have well run school mornings full of joy, peace and life.” To get to that goal, I need to do some hard work- my whole family does actually, but we will ALL benefit.Read More
Since I am somewhat introducing you to our family while also attempting to journal some of the amazing journey of how we got from ‘there’ to ‘here’, I will do some flashbacks. Today, you witness Clara meeting Daddy & her siblings. CUTENESS WARNING!Read More