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Today I saw something on tv. This lady was making a powerful difference in the world. Changing lives, traveling the world. It got me thinking. Am I making a difference? Why am I here? Am I making the world a better place? Is this the life I am intended to live? Am I doing enough? Then I looked up and saw these faces.The answer to all those questions is YES!If...

Today was one of those days. Holidays have a way of making us look back and remember. I remember July 4th celebrations at home with family and friends. Just last year we had our best friends over, BBQed, and did fireworks. This year was different. This year was simple. There were no friends or extended family. There were no late night laughs and catching up on life. But you know what? There was singing, laughing, Cajun BBQ, and lots of simple AMAZING moments. I took in every moment. Do you know what happens when it is just your simple...

My Daddy died when I was 20. It may sound like I had him a long time, but it was not long enough. I am thankful he was there for my young years and long enough to make a HUGE impact on my character and beliefs. He taught me the important things in this life while he was here. He showed me how a husband and father should be. He taught me about the Lord and was the one who baptized me. He was taken too soon. He did not see me marry the ONLY guy that I dated that he actually approved of. Yes, he never liked the guys I went out with. (and for...

This weekend we were headed back from Texas and we discovered the back roads of Louisiana. Seriously guys, this was the longest back roads EVER. I’ve always said that my husband is the king of back roads, but he really outdid himself this time. We decided to go up the coast along Highway 82. There’s not much on this Highway 82 except the coast. And...

This weekend I learned a huge life lesson. At’s all about perception. A group of people can experience the same thing or hear the same speech, and EVERY person will have a different story to share. We are each wired differently through family experiences, beliefs, life stages and where we came from. Because we are all different, no two people will see something the same. That is true about relationships as well. It happens in marriage, dating, friendship and families. Husbands and wives have different needs and desires, and that...

home  via Webster’s Dictionary  noun \ˈhōm\: the place (such as a house or apartment) where a person lives : a family living together in one building, house, etc. : a place where something normally or naturally lives or is locatedBut where is HOME? Since we moved, I have used this word a lot. The place we live is our home. The house we came from is home. The town we came from is home. Our old church is home. Mama’s house is home. Our new town is home. Our new house is home. When we travel “home” to Houston,...

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