Freakazoid!

I love sitting outside to greet the morning in spring. The sunshine and breeze perfectly complimenting each other and the temperature fresh; the sounds of nature awakening in the morning are so peaceful. I hear […]

What is in your hand?

Life is filled with “Woulda, Shoulda, Coulda” moments. It’s those moments that leave us with regret. The years we chose to be lazy rather than digging deep and working hard at something. The words we […]

Go the Distance!

The true test of endurance does not come when we are comfortably sitting on the Lazy Boy without a worry in the world. No, the test comes when we are faced with what seems impossible; […]

Just Smile

In our small group, we are reading a book, “The Power of a Positive Mom,” by Carol Ladd, which I highly recommend to any and all mothers no matter the age of your children. In […]

Experience

Today while hiking I overheard a conversation taking place in front of me that was difficult to miss.  It was a teenager arguing with her mother who was encouraging her to try healthy new experiences; […]

Be Quiet and Wait

All of us have lived long enough to know what a broken heart feels like; we understand the feeling when disappoint pounds loudly on our door;  we realize the great sorrow it is to say […]

Choose well

I recently had a conversation with a young Christian woman. She was beautiful in appearance, extremely intelligent and capable; however, the more we conversed, the more I realized there was a huge problem. Her life […]

Aging Gracefully

“Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained by a righteous life.” Proverbs 16:31 (NIV) These past few months we have had our elderly uncle (my husband’s uncle) living with us. It has […]

A Mother’s Journey

Years ago our family went on a vacation that required us to drive an entire day. Our children were elementary school ages and we knew this would be challenging for them. I had this idea […]