Gratitude

Have you ever made a gratitude list? I have an ongoing gratitude list in the back of one of my journals. I was inspired to start this list after reading the book “One Thousand Gifts” […]

Who’s Got Your Back?

Today, November 11th is Veterans Day. The first official celebration using the term “Veterans Day” happened in Alabama in 1947.* The day originally was called Armistice Day and formally began in 1921 when an unknown […]

Be a VERB!

For years I have witnessed to an extended family member about Christ, salvation and eternal life. My efforts are continually met with resistance, much eye-rolling and exaggerated negativity on her part.  No matter how many […]

Forgiveness and Repentance

I remember when our children were very young, it did not take long for them to begin to learn about forgiveness. Someone would take a toy, knock over a block formation or ruin a coloring […]

Dream a Little Dream

My husband and I are hooked on a History Channel show called ALONE.  Alone is a hard-core survivalist show with 10 contestants, both men and women who compete to live in the wilds of uninhabited […]

It’s No Bother

Have you ever felt really silly for praying for something that might be considered too inconsequential to take to God? I know I have! I frequently pray for “silly stuff.” When it’s 110 ° outside, […]

Bubble Shrinkage

War between Russia and Ukraine. COVID 19. Lockdowns, forced vaccinations. School shootings, Roe v. Wade, Critical race theory. Gender confusion. Inflation, recession. Food shortages, $5.20 for a gallon of gas – and  now … Monkeypox […]

Perfect

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 […]

Pruned With Purpose

My neighborhood is currently undergoing some much-needed spring cleaning of the grounds in the surrounding area. The daily sounds of leaf blowers, chain saws, edgers and mowers echo up and down the streets. Bushes are […]

Caution: Handle With Care!

For the past month I have become obsessed with a family of Robins who have made themselves at home, quite literally, on my front door. A steady stream of winged activity alerted me to the […]