Category: Parenting

What God Does with Dirt

Meg’s question caught me off guard, “Mommy, what are our new bodies going to be made out of? Is God going to use dirt again?”   I had just finished explaining to Meg the medicine the doctor in Omaha is putting her on will help her nerves feel better. She told me it will be Read More …

Calls Will Come

Meg seemed to hold up over the holidays but there were times when she had enough. When she was done, she was done.With 7 kids under 9 running around, I felt the same. The ecstatic chaos quickly drains every adult within hearing distance. Considering it is always a matter of time before someone screams, or cries Read More …

The Darkness of Entitlement

I never thought of myself as having an entitlement complex. Yet there I was holding a screaming Meg as a second iv was attempted, knowing she did nothing to deserve this. Feeling the road stretch endlessly ahead, I wondered what was going to become of us.   Houston said we could come in through their Read More …