Category: Provision

All The Little Things

Meg’s hair is finally long enough to fit in a ponytail!   It’s something so small and simple but every time I wrap the band around her hair, I feel the gratitude.   Days are made up of all these small things we fail to recognize the difference they make, and importance they hold.   Read More …

The Luckiest Kids Ever

I figured 2 days on the road with the kids would test my hair strength, but it’s actually been really good. I haven’t pulled my hair out (yet).   When we pulled up at SeaWorld the kids faces dropped in shock. The surprise was priceless! They kept asking if it was really it and if Read More …

Overcoming Doubt

We pulled into the parking lot at the hospital this morning when Meg asked, “Do you think I’m brave enough Mom?”   I slid the car into park and looked at her. Her question didn’t rack my brain, it pierced my heart.   Of course you are I tell her. You’re brave, courageous, and feisty Read More …

Not Cut out for This

Meg’s happiness and cheer were left at the security gate as she clung to Evan telling him goodbye. The curve of her mouth defined the perfect sad face. It was cute in a way, until her bottom lip started to quiver. Tears flooded her eyes, ripping out even onlooker’s hearts.   I put on a Read More …

Finding Strength

Meg was up early cutting, gluing, and coloring. Knowing she wasn’t feeling well I asked if she’d rather make a card for Great Gram who’s in the hospital instead of the book she was set on. She looked at me with tired eyes and said, “No Mom, this is what I need to do. I Read More …

A Reminder: This is not our Home

I used to assume disappointments are like excitements. After you receive so many, so often…the impact becomes minimal. But there is no numbing or normalizing qualities about disappointments, at least none I have found.   This is the newest image of Meg’s brain. The white part is the cyst, and also now, the fluid that Read More …