Tomorrow is always a brand new day. When my children were young and excited about what was going to happen the next day, they had a hard time going to sleep the night before. So I would tell them that the sooner they got to […]
Poodle Skirt: When Daddy Sewed
This week for #TellAMemoryTuesday, I’m taking a break from the chronological order. Next week we’ll be back on track with our move to Plainfield, New Jersey. Today we travel back to the time when I was a little girl in elementary school. The year […]
Hurry: Don’t Rush but Slow the Pace
Does it sometimes seem to you that everyone is in a hurry to get to the next thing? Hurry up so you can get it over with so you can move on and hurry up again. We find ourselves moving through life at such a […]
Friends: We Need Each Other
We were not made to be loners. Friends are very important in our lives. We all need people who are there for us, and we need to be that kind of friend to others. **This is a post from my former blog written in […]
Resonance and Dissonance: Room for Both?
Just as we want sometimes want to run and hide when dissonance comes, we might feel the same way about resonance. There have been times when I’ve been close to having a deeper relationship with someone, but for some reason one or both of us held back. Sometimes, I see God working and I’m almost afraid of going deeper. But I am learning to welcome the chance to deepen a relationship.
Motherhood and the True Superpower
Back in 2015, we had a summertime linkup called #WholeMama. For one of the linkups, we talked about superpowers, asking questions like: What’s your superpower? and How do you live into empowered you? As I pondered these questions I began to think about the different […]
Morning: Before Starting the Day
First thing in the morning before getting out of bed what do you do? Sometimes I pray if I wake up early and it’s still dark. But most days I pick up my phone, check the time, email, Instagram, Facebook and the weather. If I […]
Still: Time to Meditate and Trust God
TIME TO BE STILL How many of us are so busy we can’t seem to find time to be still? Does that describe your life? I know sometimes I go from one thing to another without finding time to stop. I suspect many […]
Balance: Important but often Hard to Find
Lately I have had a hard time finding a balance between busyness and time to be still. I used to have a good routine. How do I recover it?
Burdens: Jesus Understands and Feels our Pain
I recently finished a poem about burdens that we face. Sometimes we think no one will understand our burdens, but we all face similar things.