Last year, I had to pay for delivery of my favorite mulch, pine needles. This year I did it all myself with my Jeep. Oh, how I'm loving owning my own Jeep and being more independent and self-sufficient. It's the little things! Last month, I celebrated the 3rd anniversary of his leaving. The day he… Continue reading It’s the Little Things
As it turns out, being single is pretty awesome. I didn't choose this path, but God has turned the ashes into beauty. I am healthier and happier now than I've been ￼in decades! We serve an awesome God! Three years ago today, I came home from my youngest son's football game and thought we had… Continue reading Here’s to Beginning the 4th Year
Grace is a gift that God gives each and every one of us. BUT, we must choose to receive it! God freely gives of His abundant grace, but we must CHOOSE to receive it. Just as we must choose to receive ANY of His gifts. God never forces us to accept anything. Once we receive… Continue reading Choose Grace
I've lived in this house for 14 1/2 years. The not-so-formal dining room has been red since I moved here. It was time to change the color! Bulky item pick up starts September 2. That's the impetus for my changing the whole room and the color. Before my middle son went back to school this… Continue reading Life is Good. Paint is Cheap.
This past week, our message board read, "What did You do to Grow Closer to Christ Today?" Each time we walked in the door, there was the sign, a visible reminder that each day we must work to grow closer to Christ. It doesn't just happen because we go about our day working, exercising or… Continue reading What did You do to Grow Closer to Christ Today?
Do you remember that hippie church song from your youth? Peace is flowing like a river, flowing out of you and meeeeeeee, flowing out into the desert, setting all the captives freeeeeeee. Forgiveness brings peace to the forgiver. I sent a text to my ex after church Sunday, "I forgive you for everything you've done… Continue reading Peace is Flowing like a River
I'm sure you can relate. Foundation plantings are something it seems most people get wrong. My home is no exception with its 20 trees and shrubs on two sides of the house. I fixed that, however. At some point before I moved in 14 years ago, trees, boxwoods, Forsythia, shrubs and even peonies (that died… Continue reading Gardening with My Jeep