Grief is a part of life. Grief has no time limits. Grief can make life richer. I am thankful for grief.
Recently I was asked to share a bit about being a Mom at a baby shower. The shower gave me a reason to stop and think what I wish I had known and would want the young women in my family to know as they are or may become Moms. (Bonus point: This applies to Dads too as well as life in general.)
Three weeks ago, the love of my life got down on one knee and asked to me marry him, and since then, as one can imagine, life has truly been quite the whirlwind. In all honesty, the answer had always […]
Toddlers love repetition. I am learning this first hand, especially with movie preferences. If you’d like, you can schedule me to perform a complete one-woman show of Finding Nemo, because I have the ENTIRE thing memorized. The latest craze is […]
I believe that there is a gap in many of our lives that we have not done a good job of “minding.” I know for me it is the gap between believing what I know is true (God is good and trustworthy) and living out my life as though that good, trustworthy God wants to use me and work through me.
Every year, I participate in an online songwriting challenge called February Album Writing Month (FAWM). You’re supposed to write 14 songs in the 28 days of February. (You should join me this year! You can write just lyrics, just music, […]
Hello! I’m Amanda, and I’m delighted to join the blogging team of the Treasure Chest Ministries. You’ll be hearing from me in the upcoming months, so I’d like to give a brief introduction. Here’s the basic get to know me […]
I’ve thought about this for a long time now. I usually refrain from making comments on-line about direct political and/or social issues. I do admit to making faith, my personal faith, based statements publicly which I truly believe can benefit […]