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
Several weeks ago, my middle son, his friend and I decided to use the chalkboard sign for a "message of the week". We decided we would pick Christian scriptures or quotes that would help us along our spiritual journey this summer. We set the board by the front door...... I guess because we like the… Continue reading Message of the Week