Hey friends! With a new year and following a bit of an extended break, I am coming back to the blog with lots of new energy, new ideas …. really a new “why”. Why am I here… why do I like to do this….why do I focus on capturing particular things? So today I am … More Have a Little Faith in We
2017 was a year of incredible growth and change – but not the kind that you seek out or choose…. the kind that comes out of a mess…… yet I learned that incredible beauty comes from brokenness and I am not so afraid anymore….. … More 2017
Hey friends! Thanks for your patience and space while we recovered from last weeks adventures. One of the biggest things 2017 has brought to my life is the importance of grace for time and healing. Going back down the hospital road has some physical, emotional, and mental consequences and I opted to let quiet surround … More A Bump in the Road or Lung….
November 30, 2016 Danny got the call for his lungs and when he woke up on December 1, 2016 he had a new set that no longer held CF. Today marks one year from that moment in his life…. in our life…. in this story. One year, I assumed would feel something similar to what … More Transplant 1 Year Later
Hello friends and Happy Thanksgiving! We are sending you all blessings for a beautiful day and a blessed start to the holiday season. This year you may have seen on social media we have been having a really great time. All of my siblings are home, we have all the significant others with us, and … More Happy Thanksgiving
Part of the desire I have to blog, write, and share is based on the profound influence those in this world have had on my life. When your world is often limited to connecting via a computer screen, finding people that fill you with inspiration, hope, and extend an invitation to look at the world … More The Last 90 Days Challenge
Happy November. Can you even believe it? Its dark when its 5PM, the world is talking all things holidays, and the Bessettes are staring a big one year anniversary right in the face: November is here. This month will forever be special for our little family and I am so incredibly grateful for the opportunity … More Danny Health Update
Yesterday, October 30, we celebrate my Dad’s 60th birthday. As a gift we 5 kiddos presented him with a frame and message from each of us that has me thinking about the things we have come to learn about my dad as adults. When you are growing up you assume there are just guaranteed truths … More Happy Birthday Big Jer!
We were given – by God – two ears and one mouth….. maybe its time to shut up and listen?? A few weeks ago when Danny was speaking with COTA I had the opportunity to be be a listener. It was Danny who was telling our story….. it was Danny folk’s wanted to talk with … More Shut Up & Listen
During my second real world job, I had the privilege of working with one of the wisest women I know. This lady is a wealth of knowledge about working relationships, family life, and a master of figuring it out. Thus far, I have yet to find a problem that she can’t calmly and rationally provide … More Wanted Ad