I knew this day was coming. It’s not THE day, but a hard one nonetheless. It’s one of those milestones that, once you pass it, there’s no turning back. The day my […]
Talk about “Coincidence”: Seriously?
I’m struggling. Like many of you, I grieve for the families in Oklahoma and all those connected to them. Life is a woven tapestry of joy and pain and this week has […]
Lessons from the Nest
It’s no secret that I struggled when it came time for our youngest to go off to college. Classic, huh? Kinda funny now, but I can tell you that I was in […]
One Thousand Gifts/Giveaway!
You would think this an easy read– Nope. A struggle most of the way– but totally worth it. “That’s what I was struggling out of nightmares to reach, to seize. Joy. But […]
How to create your own art using Picasa and Jusgramm
Now I know that there are experts out there than can give long, detailed explanations for some of the beautiful pictures and quotes we see people putting on their Pinterest boards or […]
Four Simple Gifts
It’s not a new concept, only new to me. I’d never heard it before, but wish that I had heard the idea when I was a young mother. My daughter shared with […]
Oh Be Careful Little Eyes What You See
…for the Father up above is looking down in LOVE, so be careful little eyes what you see! This song from my childhood entered my mind (a common occurrence for me!) when […]
A Cardinal Reminder
My husband and I both grew up in Illinois where the State Bird is the Cardinal and our favorite baseball team is the ELEVEN-TIME WORLD CHAMPION ST. LOUIS CARDINALS. Guess you could […]
You really don’t get it until it happens to you… They (who is they?) say you really don’t get it until— –you have kids of your own –you have grandkids …and it’s […]
It’s a season of thanksgiving and many are posting on Facebook what they’re thankful for each day. I haven’t had the time to sit down and do that every day, but I am pondering this… […]
Truth or Consequences…
Did you ever play that game as a child? I have a confession to make. There is a truth that is nagging at me and I know that by confessing it, I […]
Questions, Questions, Questions!!
I can remember when my children were at the age when they were so full of questions that it would seem there was no end to the “WHY?s” Some days I would get to the […]
Just a word…
I’m heavy-hearted today…so many around me are going through a difficult time and I just want to send a word of encouragement to you. You are LOVED and prayed for today. GOD’S WORD is the […]
Pick up a penny…
It was several years ago that I heard a statement that I can never seem to get out of my head and my heart (not that I want to!). My husband preached […]
Two Simple Strategies to Protect Your Children from Cultural Influences
Couldn’t have said it better! Thanks, Lisa!! Wanted to make sure my readers saw this! Two Simple Strategies to Protect Your Children from Cultural Influences.