To Qualify Instead of Purge

18. February 2015 Uncategorized 0
This year, although only seven weeks old, has been full of purging. In all areas of my life, I am getting a lesson in simplification. Not from the aspect of doing and having few things, but in evaluating all I have and do and asking God, What’s worth keeping? This brings up different questions in ...

Order Brings Peace

13. February 2015 Uncategorized 2
I have to confess that I am not an organized person. I used to be―in certain areas. As a teenager I would let my room get a big mess and then one day just dive in and clean it all up. I got enjoyment from the big difference that cleaning a big mess would give ...

The Goo Goo Club

29. January 2015 Uncategorized 2
My middle child is in preschool. I knew her experience with school would be different than my son’s. They are very different kids. She is a feeler and a creative. She is also highly social in all situations. He is more reserved in school settings and is much more linear in his thinking. It has ...

The Birth of Dreams

29. December 2014 Uncategorized 0
A new year always has this air of promise. As it gets closer, I get more and more excited. I even find myself holding on to things until January 1. Like habits that I want to implement, projects I want to start, or decisions I want to make. Some of it is because December has ...

Inexperienced Expectations

18. December 2014 Uncategorized 0
As I am writing this, the song Mary Did You Know is playing in my ears. I love this song. I love the words and I love to ponder each question that the singer poses. I imagine some (answers) she knew and some she didn’t. Considering Mary was a woman—and an unmarried one at that, ...

Are you Asking?

04. December 2014 Uncategorized 0
The world is hurting. This is not a new thing, but in the US, it is at the top of the media and thankfully, there are brave souls who are continuing to stoke the fire and refuse to be silent. Even if I do not agree with your opinion, I am grateful that you won’t ...

It’s not Tradition–until it is

02. December 2014 Uncategorized 1
My husband and I have been a family for 8 years. We have been everywhere on the Christmas spectrum. We have gone from not even celebrating it to getting into Santa and the Elf on the Shelf. We are really trying to find the proper balance between the festivities and the spirituality. We are all ...