List of Past Blogs

Perspective  –March 17, 2021- A story about putting things in perspective.

Resistance Training January 1, 2021- A story about Sarah ending the year and how God uses resistance to strengthen us.

Obedience School August 29, 2029 – Sarah dyeing her hair and the online school.

Change My Plans 5/29/20 – A story about Sarah pooping in her bed and staying home to help her with on-line school.

Dealing with the Long Chapters of Life January 12, 2020 – Sarah’s OCD habits getting worse and what God is teaching me in these long chapters of life.

Good Sign 9/22/19 – Sarah overflowing toilets and a reminder that God is always with me.

Stone to Flesh 7/6/19 – A story of how Sarah now loves Jack. An answer to prayer!

He Knows What We Need May 15, 2019 – Our car breaking down and how God helped us!

Night to Shine 2019  2/9/19 – Tim Tebow’s Night to Shine. ❤

Saying Goodbye to our Jethros 2/5/19- A story of a pharmacy closing and what a blessing they were to us on this journey.

Imitator 9/8/18 – A story of Sarah imitating others and how I need to imitate Christ.

Last Night of Childhood  8/20/18 – Kendall leaving for college.

Bondservant -June 20, 2018 – A story about Sarah signing over her right to us.

The Oxymoron – April 11, 2018 – A story about Sarah biting.

Defender of the Defenseless – March 2, 2018 – Story of Kendall defending Sarah at the Salvation Army store.

Night to Shine 2018 – February 10, 2018, The Tim Tebow “Night to Shine” night.

Scariest Moments in Life – December 30, 2017 – Story of when Sarah opened the car door on the expressway.

Christmas Surprise – December 2, 2017 – Story of Sarah finding the Christmas presents.

What Lies Beneath – October 27, 2017 – A lesson learned from our front lawn situation.

Summer of Sarah – September 22, 2017- Fun stories of Sarah this summer.

Giver of Good Things – August 16, 2017 -Story of when Sarah gave me a bug.

She a Babe  – June 30, 2017 -being challenged by Sarah’s twin sister to take her out more.

Strengths – May 1, 2017 – how Christ is my strength in this autism journey

To Be a Kathrine – April 1, 2017 – When Sarah learned how to read.

Picture (Im)Perfect – February 25, 2017 – Our humorous photo shoot.

Every Life is Precious – January 21, 2017- Sanctity of Life

Gift Wrapped – December 4, 2016 – Story of Amazon and the best gift of all!

From Throwing Chairs to Shining Star – November 15, 2016 -Sarah won “Shining Star” (Student of the Month) for the month of October.

When There Are No Words – November 1, 2016 – Melted Halloween Candy story and story of Hannah from the Bible.

Big Shoes to Fill – October 1, 2016 (a story about Sarah wearing David’s shoes & how God has created us.)

What If and If Only – August 27, 2016 (a story about the two spiritual diseases of ‘what if’ and ‘if only’)

little-cheater – August 1,2016 (a story how Sarah cheated on her eye exam and how taking the easy way doesn’t serve me well.)

Covered – July 1, 2016 (a story about our car accident and how God protected us)

She did it! – June 6, 2016 (a story about a special needs girl graduating with Jim)

Blinked – May 28, 2016 (a story about Jim graduating from high school and how fast the time went.  Also a thank you to all who invested in his life.)

(Bitter)Sweet 16 – April 30, 2016 (Girls 16 birthday and this life is not changing but it is certainly changing me!)

Prayer Request for Sarah-struggling with OCD behaviors-April 18, 2016 (desperate need of prayer for Sarah’s OCD issues. So thankful for our prayer warriors!)

Good Intentions-March 30, 2016 (a story about my cooking disaster)

A Place for Sarah – March 11, 2016 (a story about Young Life’s Capernaum program and other churches helping us with Sarah)

A lot like Murray – February 29, 2016 (a story about rest)

Validation – February 15, 2016 (a story about inner beauty)

Disaster Disney – January 25, 2016 (a story about our trip to Disney that is now funny)

A Twist in the Journey – January 9, 2016 (a story how the new job did not work out)

Gently Leads Me Deeper Still – November 29, 2015 (a story about the new job)

Helping Hands, Grateful Hearts – November 2, 2015 (a story about Sunday aides for Sarah)

Peace in the Midst of a Mighty Waterfall – September 30, 2015 (a story about finding peace in the craziness of life)

Bumper Crop Harvest – August 31, 2015 (a story about treasuring Jim’s senior year)

He Knows My Name – August 2, 2015 (a story how a song spoke to Sarah)

An Autism Meltdown – June 25, 2015 (a story about Sarah’s horrific meltdowns)

The Notepad: A year of encouragement – May 30, 2015 (a story about the teacher sending me notes about how Sarah was doing in school)

The Big Game – May 18, 2015 (Re-blog- a story about the basketball game between Sarah’s school and the city’s varsity basketball team)

Sister Love – May 4, 2015 (a story about Sarah coming to Kendall’s lacrosse game)

UPDATE on Sarah’s doctor appointments and “Duck in the House” – April 19, 2015 (a story about how a duck found its way into our house)

The Lost Granola -April 1, 2014 (a story about the frustration of Sarah getting into things)

Happy 100th Birthday to a Prayer Warrior – March 15, 2015 (a story about my Grandma’s 100th Birthday)

The Warrior- a Poem by Kendall – March 1, 2015 (a poem Kendall wrote in school about Sarah)

A Mother’s Affirmation – February 11, 2015 (a story about how my mom affirms me)

Great Reward – February 1, 2015 (a story about how I reacted hearing a famous star’s success story of her autistic child)

Chose wisely – January 12, 2015 (a funny story about David–sorry David!!)

Little Piggy – December 30, 2014 (a story about how Sarah loves cafeteria food)

God Sent You – November 30, 2014 (a story about going to see my friend, Sarah White)

Grateful – November 14, 2014 (Grateful for Autism? Actually, yes.)

A Firm Foundation – November 1, 2014 (a story about building a strong spiritual foundation)

In Honor of Sarah (House) White – October 10, 2014 (Re-blog in honor of her 40th birthday. I still cry every time I read this blog. I don’t think you ever get over the heartbreak.)

My “Comma” Summer – September 27, 2014 (a story about how the Lord opens doors)

“No Big Deal” that Means a Lot – September 14, 2014 (a story about showing kindness and not realizing the affect it has on others.)

The Big Game – August 31, 2014 (a story about the basketball game of the autism school vs the city’s varsity boys basketball team) – Another story that makes me cry!

Our Little Houdini August 16, 2014 (a story how Sarah would poop smear and God reminding me I am in the palm of His hand.)

Work of God Displayed-Part III- Pursued by Christ – July 29, 2014 (Part III of John 9)

What Kind of Mother – June 25, 2014 (a story about my struggle of going on vacation without Sarah)

In Sickness and In Health: A Love Letter to David – June 4, 2014 (a story of our 20th wedding anniversary)

Work of God Displayed-Part II—Hope that We Have – May 15, 2014 (Part II of John 9)

Sweet Tooth – May 1,  2014 (a story about Sarah’s autism diagnosis)

Work of God Displayed – April 15, 2014 (Part I of John 9)

Bird Calls – April 1, 2014 (a story about how the cardinal points me to Christ)

Set My Compass North – March 8, 2014 (a story of how I left the job at the engineering firm)

God’s Love Language – March 2, 2014 (a story about being obedient to the Lord)

How the Light made a difference… – February 16, 2014 (a story about Sarah’s eye appointment)

A Soul-Searching Journey – February 1, 2014 (a story about dealing with discontentment)

Dr Appointment Update and “Hands Free Calling” – January 1, 2014 (a story about how God hears my prayers).

Is There a Doctor in the House? – December 31, 2013 (a story of Sarah singing loudly in church)

Leaving the Results to Him – December 20, 2013 (a story about doing all we can but trusting the Lord that He is in control.)

Christmas Wish List – December 1, 2013 (a story of Sarah’s wish list)

Purpose in the Waiting – October 29, 2013 (a story about patience and that God has a plan while I wait)

In Honor of Sarah (House) White – October 10, 2013 (the original post of Sarah White, my beloved friend)

UPDATE-Choosing Our Focus – October 1, 2013  (an update on Sarah’s schooling)

Choosing Our Focus – September 28, 2013 (a story on Sarah’s schooling and me focusing on the good over the bad.)

God Whispering In Our Ears – September 16, 2013 (a story of God leading us to the new school, though I really struggled with it.)

Words That I Say – September 9, 2013 – (a story about being careful of what comes out of my mouth.)

The Next Step – September 1, 2013 (a story about Sarah growing up.)

Worst Case Scenario – August 20, 2013 (a story about Sarah shaving her head.)

Economy Size Grace – August 14, 2013 -THE MOST TALKED ABOUT BLOG. (A very funny story about me buying Depends for Sarah and about God’s grace.)

I know better, He knows best – August 1, 2013 (a story about when I feel sorry for myself)

Shaving a Cat – July 28, 2013 (a story about the thankless jobs that you do because you love and God has entrusted you to do them.)