When I was growing up, I believed that my daddy could do anything! Now that I think of it, I STILL pretty much think that. …You need your car fixed? He can do that. …You need your home remodeled? He can do that. …You need someone to make you some furniture? He can do that. …You… Continue reading He Can Do That.
“I’m fine,” I said. How many times do the words, “how are you doing” come out of our mouths throughout the day? Then, when someone actually starts telling us how they are doing using more than a two word reply, we are looking for an escape route to get the heck out of the conversation.… Continue reading 10 Things That Very Few People Know
Road tripping Pacific Coast Highway 1 has been on our bucket list for a while. We just returned and it absolutely did not disappoint! I did a lot of research and planning so I thought I would share my itinerary for those that would like to add this to their own bucket list! This was… Continue reading Our 7 Day California Road Trip
My 2019 motto is “You eat an elephant ONE bite at a time,”or something like that. But, that just sounds a little gross cause who likes to eat elephant anyway?!?! Maybe I could change it to “You eat the world’s largest cupcake ONE bite at a time,” but that just doesn’t have the same appeal… Continue reading Eating My Elephant
Negativity. It seems to creep up on us when we least expect it, and once it has worked its way in, it tries to roll out its sleeping bag and set up camp! It happens oh so fast. Once you have let it in, you can either entertain it, roll around in it (stinky!) and let… Continue reading 8 Ways To Chase Away Negative Thoughts
What is a perfect night? Date nights, concerts, theater, dinner with friends, family outings, church social events, and celebrations are generally the choice for this right-brained “Orange-Sanguine-Hufflepuff-ESFP”. (If you are confused, those are different personality tests that -in a nutshell-mean that I am the outgoing, creative type that likes to have fun and is scatter-brained)… Continue reading The Friday Night Introvert
My heart skipped a beat when I saw the blue lights in my rearview mirror. Great. Just great. I was totally unaware that I had disobeyed any traffic laws. I rolled down the window, not knowing what to expect. After a brief conversation, the police officer pulled back out onto the highway. I turned to… Continue reading So Long Murphy
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There is this song titled, Nothing Is Impossible. We sang it yesterday at church, and I always get emotional when I sing it. Every time I hear this song, I am reminded of a cold, Sunday morning over two years ago. I woke up thinking… God, I can’t…
We aspire to do and have many things. Some are healthy desires and some are not. How do you know if you have the priorities that are in line with God’s commandments and plan for your life? Some things have happened as of late to make me stop and do a self analysis. My 2018… Continue reading But the Greatest of These…
She walks through the halls with anger in her eyes. YOU see a rebellious girl filled with hatred. SHE sees her mom once a week from behind a glass wall. You don’t know the path she walks. She has quite the reputation and pretends not to see them whispering about her. YOU see a promiscuous… Continue reading You Don’t Know the Path She Walks
I said, Lord, I want to feel Your presence. He said, You Have. … in the giggle of a child running barefoot in the damp grass … in the wind as it blows across the salty sand … in the song of a sparrow with their melodic trills … in the lips of a kiss… Continue reading But, You Have
Here it is March! Wow, 2018 is flying by. It feels like it was just New Year’s Eve and I was just pondering my new One Word for the year of 2018. 2017 was somewhat a strange year for me filled with the highest of highs and the lowest of lows with my physical, mental… Continue reading Why THAT Word?