Hard Moments

I woke up early today, unable to sleep and checked my emails. One email confirmed an automatic payroll transfer that I had scheduled for our business. I remembered it was Friday. Dominic and I had these plans booked to take a little trip just the 2 of us to Sedona AZ...

When Christmas Eve Hurts

It is Christmas Eve. Usually we are headed out to the Christmas Eve service at our old church in Parker, SD. The church Isaac grew up in. The church Isaac was baptized in. Tonight we are getting ready for a meal with Dominic’s parents and will open some gifts...

Blessed be the name of the Lord

I have been awake since 3:30. It is a strange reality, there are a few moments when you first wake that you don’t recognize where you are or remember what has happened…and then it all comes flooding back. My boy is at the funeral home down the street. In a...

The Early Moments After….

I guess this is what I am doing to process. I am going to be real here and share the good, bad and ugly. I have always processed through writing and so I am going to keep doing that now. We are fighting to praise God through this and will continue to do so. We are...

The First 24 Hours

It is just under 24 hours since we heard the news and our lives changed forever. It feels like a lifetime. I have been awake for every hour – please pray I might be able to sleep tonight. Our kids are processing each in their own ways and I am trying to allow...