{31 Lessons Learned the Hard Way} :: Lesson 18~How I Found Myself in Uganda ~ Part 1: Don’t Be a Frog

If you've been around here for some time, you may know that I am a worship pastor's wife. Brad and I met while involved in youth ministry. We married and continued to pastor students for another 5 years before moving to worship ministry. We've been in the worship world for 8 years now.My first role … Continue reading {31 Lessons Learned the Hard Way} :: Lesson 18~How I Found Myself in Uganda ~ Part 1: Don’t Be a Frog

{31 Lessons Learned the Hard Way} :: Lesson 17~The Balance of the People Pendulum

I'm an introvert. Have I ever said this here before? I don't know that I have. Being an introvert doesn't mean that I don't like people. I love people! Being an introvert means that I require time by myself in order to recharge.My husband...he is an extreme extrovert. He can be grouchy, tired, discouraged...give him … Continue reading {31 Lessons Learned the Hard Way} :: Lesson 17~The Balance of the People Pendulum

{31 Lessons Learned the Hard Way} :: Lesson 16~A Little Headache Goes a Long Way

I like coffee. I really like coffee. I like Starbucks coffee...Grande Nonfat With Whip Pumpkin Spice White Mocha with half the pumps...Mmmm so good. I have pumpkin pie spice creamer in my fridge right now and I can almost taste it as I write about it...But I'm not drinking it currently because I'm on a … Continue reading {31 Lessons Learned the Hard Way} :: Lesson 16~A Little Headache Goes a Long Way

{31 Lessons Learned the Hard Way} :: Lesson 15~A Little Absence is Good

Thank you for your grace last Wednesday. I have been struggling with some health issues lately and sometimes it just requires a bit more rest.Brad has been out of town for the last few days. He has been in Nashville writing for our upcoming New Life Worship recording and now he is in Kentucky ministering … Continue reading {31 Lessons Learned the Hard Way} :: Lesson 15~A Little Absence is Good

{31 Lessons Learned the Hard Way} :: Lesson 14~There are More Stars in the Sky

I've recently noticed that the way the earth is aligned with the sun and the moon is just right for the view from my bedroom window. It's a skinny window, but I can sit in my bed (my favorite place in the whole house, by the way...am I alone here?) and have a perfect view … Continue reading {31 Lessons Learned the Hard Way} :: Lesson 14~There are More Stars in the Sky

{31 Lessons Learned the Hard Way} :: Lesson 10~An Open Door is Better

We were created for relationship. And I think most of us desire relationship. But we live in a fallen world. A world of hurt and disappointments and unrealistic expectations.Our relationships are messy. The close ones are never clean and easy. They require effort and grace and forgiveness. When we've reached a point of closeness, it's … Continue reading {31 Lessons Learned the Hard Way} :: Lesson 10~An Open Door is Better