Love Makes Space

Enemies

In sixth grade I became an entrepreneur.  My mom worked for a company and had access to a college basketball calendar poster. She brought one home for me and I promptly put it up on my wall. The following day, she brought home a big stack of these epic calendars and told me I could… Read More Enemies

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The Rain

As we pulled up to the baseball field today it began to rain. I sat in the warm dry car and watched the team warm up as raindrops slowly covered my windshield with their tiny spots. I’ve had a strange relationship with rain for most of my life. On the farm, rain is a tricky thing.… Read More The Rain

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Not Everything Changes

My oldest son returned from Washington D.C. this afternoon after taking second place with his electronics design team. They literally designed a device that helped a person with disabilities perform her job more efficiently. She is now able to make minimum wage and even took home a monetary award for being part of this design… Read More Not Everything Changes

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Pain

A freak accident… a heavy television sliding down the stand, blunt force trauma to a hand…my son’s hand. For weeks I had watched my coworkers pour their energy into preparing for an epic egg drop. A  helicopter dropping 10,000 eggs is quite a sight. As the cars poured in, I thought, “God is so amazing”… Read More Pain

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Body Image

I woke up this morning at 6:45 am because I could feel the warm breath of my daughter on my face. As my eyes opened and I began to focus, there was a very large eyeball staring into my soul. Thanks, Daylight Saving! I am usually dragging her out of bed at 8:00 am. Sometimes… Read More Body Image