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” […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Lion’s Share of Fear

24 At the king’s command, the men who had falsely accused Daniel were brought in and thrown into the lions’ den, along with their wives and children. And before they reached the floor of the […]

The Comparison Struggle

Today started out like any other day… We woke up late. I had 25 minutes to get my family out the door. This consisted of getting my 1-year-old dressed and ready, making sure my strong willed 4-year-old […]

Training 101

Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from him. Psalm 127:3 (NLT) Since I posted my last blog, my granddaughter celebrated her first birthday. A few weeks before her big celebration, […]

Stop, Drop and Roll

To date, motherhood remains one of the toughest, most challenging “jobs” I’ve ever had. I have three adult children but I’m still a “hands-on” kind of mother. I’m not with them every day, nor do […]

Letting Go!

I’m a fixer. You know the kind of person who has the great need to fix a situation, a relationship, and a problem no matter what. However some things just cannot be fixed! Learning to […]

His Grace

I was reflecting this morning on my journey of faith throughout the years. I came to Christ when I was 15 years old and I never could have imagined the opportunities, places, people and experiences […]