Through The Fire….And Coming Out Refined

Being refined. Stripped of all that I knew…All that I held on to. Often thinking to myself “I’ll be ok once I know what my new-normal is”….only to realize there wasn’t such a thing. Purifying…..Sanctifying….Refining….. The title of this blog series first came to me when my late husband Matthew was in the hospital after …

From Broken To Blended… Must Have’s For Success

  Most of us are familiar with the ever-so-popular Disney movie The Parent Trap (if you’re my age, you remember the original one). The tale of two young parents who divorced when their twin girls were just babies. Conveniently, there were two kids so each parent took one and raised them.  Apparently all of the …