I have always been a writer.  For most of my life I haven’t written for people to read.  I put pen to paper because I was made in the image of a God who used words to call this world into existence, and He used words to call me to Himself.  Before I was formed in my mother’s womb He breathed into me a mind and heart for reading and writing.  Out of all the talents He could have given He chose a spirit that yearns to take twenty-six symbols and turn them over and over again into pages of what I’ve never considered an ordinary story.  Once in a while, when I would let them slip out into the universe, people told me what I wrote was a gift and asked me if I would please do it more.   I’m just now barely brave enough to put my name on it.




Morning Prayers. For Dan. A Team Danica-Monica Update

Morning Prayers. For Dan. A Team Danica-Monica UpdateI love to slip out of bed when my husband and girls are still sleeping. Tucked under warm covers with their precious heads cradled in soft pillows, I watch their bodies rise and fall with sweet gift of breath. I see their faces relaxed in perfect peace. I quietly sneak out to a mostly dark […] Read more...

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"Start with the soul and perhaps the temporal gifts I want to exercise will have their chance; and if they do not, I have the best in my hands already, the only thing really needed.  God must be in all my work."  --Flannery O'Connor

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3 Comments on Morning Prayers. For Dan. A Team Danica-Monica Update

  1. Susan
    October 16, 2016 at 3:28 pm (6 days ago)

    Praying with you for your husband, for you, your Danica, and the surgeons. Safe travels as well. 💟

  2. Lori
    October 16, 2016 at 8:00 pm (6 days ago)

    Praying deep & hard. Thank you for sharing your hearts & this journey. No other words seem adequate.

  3. Adrienne
    October 16, 2016 at 9:12 pm (6 days ago)

    Monica I don’t know how you can do all of this over and over. My heart breaks each day with you as I bring you before Him. I love you my dear friend and wish I could be with you.


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