A great enemy of moving forward is perfectionism. We can’t let go because we have not fixed the past or perfected the present, so we get stuck. The definition of perfect found in Webster’s Dictionary […]

A Lesson from the Garden

Mario began a flower island in our backyard a few years ago, he has inherited the “green thumb gene” from his mother. At first the island was something to brighten up and add color to […]


Disappointment – What a dramatic word. According to the dictionary disappointment is, “sadness or displeasure caused by the nonfulfillment of one’s hopes or expectations.” All of us have encountered it, felt its pain and some […]


So I’ve been in a season of rest…  Jesus’ invitation to the disciples is also extended to us when He says in Mark 6:31, “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get […]

Seasons of Loss

It was a Monday morning and we were on our way to the veterinarian’s office with our sweet girl Gucci. She had been such a joy to us with her spunky, bossy way mixed with […]

Preparing for Change

Fall is one of my favorite seasons of the year. The smell of cinnamon, hot apple cider, baking and decorating. I love the colors of fall, the cooler days and the changing of the leaves. […]

A Few Things I have been Pondering

To ponder something is to reflect on it. Websters defines the act of pondering as, “To think or consider especially quietly, soberly, and deeply.” In my husband’s words, “You chew on it!” Well lately I […]

Stepping Out of our Comfort Zone

Have you had a conversation with someone who invades your bubble! You know what I mean, they stand entirely to close and it makes you feel uncomfortable. Although you want to engage and enjoy their […]

The Journey

“Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift each of you like wheat. But I have pleaded in prayer for you, Simon, that your faith should not fail. So when you have repented and turned to […]