Have A Little Faith

Whose ever had someone encourage you with the cliché, “have a little faith?” Such token sayings are bizarre when you consider what they imply. For instance, “have a little faith,” sounds like faith is something easy to come by and simple to keep in your grasp. But is it really? I believe faith is a … Continue reading Have A Little Faith

Cathing Life

If we’re Facebook friends or you follow me on Instagram then you may have seen my post about Sailor throwing up in the car on the way to ATL. Yep. It was a fun as it sounds. Thankfully, my dad came to ATL to keep her while we went to the hospital for the cystogram. … Continue reading Cathing Life

I Will Give You Rest

Phew. Time for an update? So, we ended up coming back to Birmingham this past Sunday, which has turned out to be a good decision for multiple reasons. First, it has been good to see our friends and hear how you have been praying for us. Really that has given me the boosts I’ve needed … Continue reading I Will Give You Rest

A Very Present Help

I haven’t had clear thoughts to put down, which is why Rob so kindly wrote the last blog. It’s possible I still don’t have any linear thoughts, but we’ll see what happens. Our sleep has improved since we left the hospital. Maple slept more than 14 hours the first night home! I am grateful for … Continue reading A Very Present Help


I’m so happy to share Maple’s improvements with you this AM. Yesterday and last night definitely felt like we are on the upswing. She got out of bed and walked some yesterday. Took a couple of wagon rides to see the sites. Poor kid doesn’t want to be in the hospital room. She’s just like … Continue reading Undone


Maple had a decent night. She started running a fever, but it seemed to go down on its own. Now, she is on pain meds that will keep the fever down. She started coughing around 2:00 AM and it was hurting her a lot. Then she got so worked up that she threw up in … Continue reading Update…