January 19, 2019 KimHarms 1Comment

We don’t know where we’re going, but darn it, we are taking a romantic beachy trip in February. (I realize February is only 12 days away, and most big trips like this are planned far in advance. We’re kind of flying by the seat of our pants 🙂 ) It was daydreaming about this upcoming trip and thinking about previous trip that didn’t happen that led to my post at Inspire a Fire this month. Below you’ll find the start. Follow the link at the end to find the rest of the story. God is Present in the Cold Seasons…

January 8, 2019 KimHarms 6Comment

Not enough cancer. It sounds ridiculous. Or maybe it doesn’t. But there is a little voice in my head I have to fight periodically that tells me “You didn’t have enough cancer to do what you’re doing. You were stage I. You didn’t even have chemo. Stop this thing and move on.” I am forever grateful that a couple surgeries, a few months of a crazy reconstruction process, and a little white pill every morning for 10 years are the extent of my treatment (as long as it doesn’t come back, which it likely won’t, so there’s no point worrying…

December 28, 2018 KimHarms

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BfoNPeGHfDg Creativity is a wild mind and a disciplined eye.Dorothy Parker My middle son, Owen, was born with equal parts imagination and a determination (stubbornness may be a more accurate term.) I believe both of these things play a role in his ability to create some pretty cool trick-shot videos for Flip Shots, his YouTube channel. I didn’t always appreciate the screaming little towhead throwing fits in public places… but I do love to see that determination come through when he teaches himself new things like how to use video-editing software. I’m a bit of a biased mama, but I…

December 18, 2018 KimHarms

  If you would’ve told me at age 22 that I would become the mama of three boys and learn to love backpacking, poop jokes and football, I would’ve said, “Um, no, I don’t think so.” If you would have told me on my 40th birthday that I would receive a breast cancer diagnosis one month later, I would have said, “You’re off your rocker. I hardly even have boobs to begin with…how in the world can they be cancerous?” If you would’ve told me one year ago that I would be typing this sentence with a dog on my…