2018 in Review #Thisis38

5,471 Views for the Year: This disappoints me, but is nobody’s fault but mine.  I wasn’t intentional at all this year about making sure that I post, let alone that I was giving the love to other bloggers and reading their posts.  My goal for 2019 is to surpass my views from 2016 (my highest) […]

7 Years #Thisis38

Our 7 year wedding anniversary is today! 7 years 6 Children 5 Corporate America Jobs 4 Different Homes 3 Road Trips (almost) Texas in 2014, Kansas City in 2015 and Disney will be March 2019 (2 months) 2 Family Dogs 1 Marriage that works for us!  

Relationships #Thisis38

On the Eve of my 7th wedding anniversary, I wanted to talk for a minute about what a relationship looks like to me. Last night, my husband and I stayed up for over an hour talking after we had “gone to bed” for the night.  It started with one thing and led down a path […]

Healthy Relationships #thisis38

I receive an affirmation every morning on my phone at 7am. I appreciate them and they always make me think. Here is mine from this morning. Sometimes it takes a really long time to understand this concept. I’m 38 and I can honestly say it has just been in the last couple of years that […]

REBLOG: Me in the Middle ~ Welcome 2019 — Me In The Middle

******************** Courage, Forgiveness, Gratitude, Tolerance, Joyfulness and Service. So how did I do over this past year of 2018? None of these virtues come to any of us that easily. It takes a transcendent mindset to be able to rise above the very human struggles we all go through no matter what our age. Courage […] […]

Advent: LOVE #Thisis38

We are headed to church here in a couple of hours.  The kids have a Christmas Pageant.  For the last few years, this service has served as my Christmas Eve or Christmas church event. The Advent season is so beautiful and wonderful.  A season of hope!  On this last Sunday of Advent, the 4th Sunday, […]

Important Gifts #Thisis38

In my Devotion for yesterday was a message that hit real close to home.  A message about the most important gifts that we give to others. Have you guys seen those images/posts on Facebook about “Presence over Presents”?  Well, I love those.  For multiple reasons.  The first being that I have a very difficult time […]

Intention #Thisis38

A friend of mine posted her theme for 2019 on Facebook last week.  That then led me to start thinking about what my Theme for 2019 would be. The friend’s focus was around Intention (a thing intended, an aim or a plan).  Which was a sign to me because I have these two books that […]

Grace #Thisis38

The Truth: God is for you.  “If God is for us, who can be against us?” (Rom. 8:31)  Lara Casey Make It Happen and The Bible.  I own the beautiful cross in this picture and it is in my room for me to look at everyday.  Now, if I could just commit this verse to memory! […]