This morning, I was reflecting on my role as a Mother. This wonderful job requires the skills of a teacher, counselor, maid, short-order cook, nurse, party planner, financial analyst, and chauffer! Unfortunately, the society we live in today has downplayed the importance of my role as a mom. I was reminded of this in church,… Read More The Only standard that Really Counts
“Notice me Lord!” she wanted Him to see her. Martha longed for acknowledgment and love, and was willing to do anything to get it… … Read More Because she thought she had to… and other false myths
Each summer morning this time of year, I rush out in the morning with my mug of coffee to see what herbs and/or vegetables are ready for harvesting. I spend about an hour and a half out in my gardens after my husband leaves for work at 8:30 am. Sprinkled throughout my garden beds are small vignettes of various whimsy, and I chuckle to myself as I work. … Read More Of Toads and Herbs…
To bring a smile to my face, I chose the special apricot colored flip-flops with burlap bag and tiny purse for my summer pool days. … Read More Bring Your Own Sunshine
Years ago, my re-purposed decorating style was more out of necessity,
but I still delight in revitalizing interiors with salvaged pieces
… Read More Carrying the Sky
Summertime is for laying at the pool and going out to clip herbs and pick veggies for the dinnertable.
… Read More Summertime Abundance on the First of August…
Kind mothers of babes allow me to care for their little ones now and then to cure my blues for another child. It is healthy, really…… Read More Baby in the house (again)
I love the Fourth of July. Our family celebrates it in much the same ways as any other family in the country: A picnic, a dip in the pool, a campfire with roasted (burnt)marshmallows, and finally, fireworks. But we also celebrate the MEANING of the day. … Read More Three Cheers for the Red, White and Blue
Jesus is with you every step you take. And he always will be. This is the way we have great meaning in our lives. Tell others how God has changed you and helped you. This will make your life more meaningful than it has ever been. 💙… Read More Your Potential is endless…
Back in those days, we memorized a verse for each letter of the alphabet. We still remember those essential scriptures now!… Read More Light tomorrow with today!