The Big Reveal

I was watching a tv show the other night and it’s that place in the season where the characters start to understand who the bad guy really is.  It was “the big reveal” in the plot of the story.  Of course, those of us watching it all season were privy to more information and could…

Mom, is Santa for Real?: Post-it Note #130

If Santa is a Christmas tradition at your house, and you’re a parent, you’ve heard or will hear these words at some point…”Is Santa for real?”  My 4-year-old, Bria, asked me that question recently and I just stared at her and finally said, “well, what do you think?”  That question always stumps me for a…

Things Are Not Always As They Seem: Post-it Note #128

I picked Cadence up from school one day this week and her shadow told me that Cadence sang all afternoon.  For those new to the blog, Cadence is my oldest daughter who has Autism and is essentially non-verbal. When Cadence sings, it’s not with words.  She sings with sounds and rhythms to a tune that…

Your Story…Post-it Note #53

Everyone has a story of their journey of life with God.  All of our stories intertwine with God.  For some it may be that their story is that they don’t believe Him, they avoid Him or they hate Him.  And for some of us, our story is one of trying to go deeper, to understand…

Post-it Note #22: Mean Girls

I was recently taking my daughter and her best friend to Girl Scouts when they started talking about another girl at school.  A mean girl.  She’s a mouthy one.  As mean girls usually are.  She’s a tiny little thing not as big as a minute but has an attitude and a mouth the size of…

Post-it Note #21: Destructive Criticism

I’ve been trying to write this post for a couple of days now.  I started it Wednesday morning and here it is late on Thursday night and I’m still working on it.  Maybe it will be done by Friday morning.  Maybe.  Sometimes it’s hard to say what really needs to be said.  The words get…