One evening as I settle into my comfy old chair for some alone time with God, my grace-given wild imagination conjurs up Jesus sitting in a chair right next to me. I close my eyes and reach for Him. I can almost feel His hand grasping mine. I wrap my fingers tight around His, eager […]
Have you ever wondered why we seem to look for perfection in this life? No matter how much we accomplish it’s never quite enough; we strive for the perfect life. We were made to crave perfection. We were created perfect, by a perfect God, to fulfill a perfect purpose. God wired our spirits with a […]
For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a busy girl. A doer. In the race between the tortoise and the hare, I’m definitely the hare. To run at any other pace than full-speed-ahead was tough, even stressful. Relaxing and doing nothing felt like I was doing something wrong.
If you are visiting from For Every Mom, Welcome! A couple of weeks ago I watched my daughter walk down a flower-edged aisle dressed in crystal beads and lace. With her final step, she let go of her father’s steady arm and locked eyes with the man who captured her heart. She was radiant. And […]
I barely made it through the front door. The tears welling up on the drive from work began to slide down my cheeks the moment I crossed the threshold and closed the door behind me.
We’ve all been there. In “that situation”. The one that leaves our head hanging a bit low and takes the spring out of our step.
Father’s Day is upon us and sometimes that’s not the best day for daddyless daughters.
I was driving on a lonely two-lane stretch across the middle of the state of Florida. It had been a tough week and I was more than tired. Stuck behind a semi tractor-trailer traveling at a snail’s pace, my patience was wearing thin. It felt like I would never get home. Finally, a passing lane […]
My eyes shot open in shock and awe. I kept reading. Award … Blogging award … Blogging award for me! What? Me? I’ve only been blogging for a month and a half! There are awards for this?
We’ve all done it. At one time or another, usually around this time of year, we decide to change some things in our life. And we’re serious about it. So serious that we commit it to paper. We make lists or even step-by-step plans. We publicly share it with others. We make an earnest commitment […]