Have you ever landed at your destination and couldn’t for the life of you figure out what to do next? I’m at that spot. A few weeks ago, I took my blog offline, although I doubt any of you knew it who subscribe and receive my posts in your email In Box. Not only did my blog go offline, my Facebook page went offline as … Continue reading On the Road Again
[ WATCH QUICK VIDEO ABOVE BEFORE READING ] Standing in the front row with no distractions, the song changed and as I read the lyrics displayed on the wall and sang, I was ready to breakdown and sob as my throat tightened and my voice strained. There’s not another way to describe it, but if you stood in my shoes this morning, you’d understand. There’s … Continue reading God Is In My Ice Cream
If you’ve been reading my blog, you’ve probably discovered a common theme in every post… This post is no different. — I’m posting it a day early. Do something special tomorrow, will you? It doesn’t have to be something extraordinary; truly, the best things to me are finding the extraordinary in the ordinary… Out of the 365 days in a year, I bet almost every … Continue reading The Day I Truly Began to Live
One of my most vivid childhood Christmas memories involved reading Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” by the fireplace and catching a whiff of my favorite fuzzy pink slippers starting to smoke while my feet were propped up on the raised hearth. Though I was terrified momentarily, it was a good memory because I was snuggled-up, much like I am tonight, experiencing a beautiful “silent night” … Continue reading Make it a Merry Christmas
Specific prayers receive specific answers. Those were the words on the graphic I texted my boys this morning who have been studying hard this week (and all semester) for their midterm exams in classes including: Principles of Accounting, Microeconomics, Astronomy, Calculus I and Physics I. I remember taking courses as a freshman in the major I first chose in college as well. In fact, my … Continue reading Not Getting What We Think We Want
Routines. I haven’t found my perfect one… Yet. Through every life phase, I’ve adapted. This time is no different. I’m adapting, trying to figure out what I need to add and what I need to subtract from my daily life. This past Monday, a group of ladies and I welcomed over a dozen 2nd through 4th graders to my boys’ alma mater’s very first Good … Continue reading What’s on Your To Do List?
It was my honor to hold my grandmother’s hand today just like she held mine as a child. She’s lived a beautiful life – almost 101 years – and will be leaving us very soon… I wrote this story late last night and hope it brings you a good laugh. Truly, there is something really special about being bound together. The eldest just made it … Continue reading Bound Together