The House That Built Me

“I know they say you cant go home again. I just had to come back one last time. Ma’am I know you don’t know me from Adam But these handprints on the front steps are mine. And up those stairs, in that little back bedroom is where I did my homework and I learned to … More The House That Built Me

Porch Ramblings

In the South, front porches are for snapping beans and shucking corn. For rocking fussy babies, peaceful morning coffees and swinging your way into an afternoon rainstorm. A place where sacred secrets are shared, bonds formed and breakups, too. Guitars are played, sweet memories relived and new ones are made. Nowadays I live in a … More Porch Ramblings

Hopeful Waiting

I do not like waiting. Naturally I’m the type to go after what I want, when I want it… which is usually immediately. I know waiting has its purpose, but of course to me and my limited perspective it rarely seems necessary. That is ridiculous to say out loud since I’m a firm believer that God … More Hopeful Waiting

Teaching Kindness

“We rise by lifting others” – Robert Ingersoll As a family, I want to be known for our kindness. Not because we have a reputation to uphold, but because it’s the one thing that really matters in this life. That being said, there is nothing like watching my 3 and 1.5 year old brawl to … More Teaching Kindness