Happy Birthday to our handsome son Garrett! He is six! When did this happen? Such a dapper young gentleman: A Birthday Prayer: Timeless Creator, I honor the day of Garrett’s first cry, sucking deep the sweet air of life. Year upon year, time pervades our souls, leaving a story of memories. May Garrett realize … Read more
A Scrapbook of Motherhood Firsts (Giveaway)!
In honor of Mother’s Day, I’ve got some goodies for you! My friend, Trish Berg recently collaborated with four, fellow authors/moms to create “A Scrapbook of Motherhood Firsts.” Here’s a brief description of the book: A SCRAPBOOK OF MOTHERHOOD FIRSTS celebrates motherhood milestones in a collection of topics from conception to school days, … Read more
Introducing Jen…and Her Cookies!
It is my pleasure to introduce you to a great friend, amazing mom and super sister in Christ, Jen. She will be stopping by “The Sink” periodically to share bits of fun and wisdom. Oh, and she also happens to be one amazing baker and cook! 🙂 She was kind enough to share … Read more
A Simple Celebration
I have a few minutes and wanted to share a little recap from Grant’s big day. Sunday’s First Communion celebration was a gift in so many ways. The Lord provided beautiful weather, we were on time to church, and my dad was feeling well enough to attend. There have been some changes in his health … Read more
Hello dear friends. Welcome to the Sacred Sink! It’s a place I pray you’ll enjoy and consider a quick little cyber-sanctuary worth visiting once in a while. Most days I’ll just be posting ordinary adventures of our family. However, my goal is to incorporate a lot more practical prayer for busy moms and overall … Read more
Blessings in the Vineyard
Our second oldest, Grant will be receiving his First Communion in just a few days! He’s been preparing all year at home and with his second grade class. In the Catholic faith tradition this is an enormous occasion (remember Gabriel’s big day?!) As we prepare at home, aside from special prayers like … Read more
Girls and Gus
What a weekend! We had a ball at the Image of God Women’s Conference on Saturday. I had the privilege of spending some time with my friend Danita Harris from News Channel 5. I haven’t seen her in several years, and although I knew she and her husband had adopted a baby boy, … Read more
Image of God
This weekend, girlfriends in God will gather together for the Image of God Women’s Conference. Over one thousand tickets have been sold, but there’s still room for you! The event will be at Grace Church in Middleburg Heights this Saturday. I am thankful and thrilled to be a small part of the line-up of awesome women like Nicole C. Mullen, Danita Harris, … Read more
The Most Beautiful Sound
As we celebrate our anniversary of meeting Karolina, I wanted to post a quick video of a special moment during our first trip. It’s a video Jim captured as we found something that made her crack up. I simply ripped a piece of paper and she lost it! A totally awesome, delightful baby belly laugh. … Read more