Amy Carmichael, missionary to India once said, “In acceptance lies peace.” I truly believe that. When I need to feel great peace, I get very still, pray, and listen. Somehow, God ALWAYS makes it clear to me that deep inside of me, below the crashing turmoil and waves of the pressures around me, there lies a PEACE and a Calm to which I can retreat.… Read More The Great Escape
I told Mike I wanted the antlers, NEEDED to have the antlers. Needed something of the poor, innocent creature that gave his life so men could have deer jerky and sausages. My husband just laughed. I wondered what kind of person I had married.… Read More A Story about Love and Change
I have never been able to receive inspiration or creative thoughts when I’ve got clutter in my mind. I cleanse my mind by walking fast and up hills. The harder the walk the better the cleanse. If I want to dissipate angry thoughts, I take a long walk.… Read More Not Helpful
… the most beautiful things in life are not just things. They’re people, and places, memories and activities with loved ones. They are feelings and moments, smiles and laughter.
-Unknown … Read More Feelings and Moments…
It is always my conscious choice which secret garden or place I will tend the invisible underbrush holding me back in my own thoughts. I choose not to focus on what is missing from my life but on the abundance that is present…… Read More One Still, Secret Spot
We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.” … Read More In Acceptance Lies Peace
I never do well staying up late at night. Last night I was out until after 11:30 pm with some friends… Support, we call it…
At Panera Bread. It was wonderful, and although I promised myself I would leave on the dot at 9pm,
I stayed until the vacuuming was completed at the Restaurant.
… Read More The Attitude-Impaired Morning
This year our family decided that we could be happy without ALL of the Extras, and so we are!… Read More Making the Season Bright
Time has slipped by, and things have come up. I am not going to get the 40 Projects done in 40 Days… Read More Not Always According to Our Plans…