8 years

Today is mine and Paul’s 8th Wedding Anniversary! There is so much that I could write about that has happened over the last years.  Memories that flood my thoughts as I look back.  Facebook did a lovely job of putting together a video with photos of our last 8 years. The photos are wonderful, but […]

Choose Joy

As we go into the busiest weeks of the year, I encourage you to choose joy. In the difficult situations, in the uncomfortable family get togethers and in the sad memories. Find the things that make your heart smile and do those things. It isn’t always easy. However, if you start focus on choosing joy, […]

Sometimes we forget

Is there anything that you know you know, but in the moment it just goes out the window? When I am able to be calm and rational, I know that my past doesn’t have to repeat itself. There are moments where I take long looks at my husband. Actually, nearly every single morning. I think […]

Been gone too long!

This morning I was thinking about my word for 2020 would be. I have been praying on it for a couple of weeks now. It hit me this morning that Grace is the right word for where I am. That had me reflecting on words of years past. 2018 was Cultivate, that was a good […]

Contentment #thisis38

Godliness with Contentment is great gain. Remember that we come into this world with nothing and we go out the exact same way. We should feel content with food and shelter. Money is the root of all evil and is conveted far too much. But, Godliness with contentment is great gain! Timothy 6:6

Planning a Budget

Zig Ziglar used to say, “If you aim at nothing, you’ll hit it every time.” When it comes to money and household finances, this means without a budget there is plenty opportunity for things to go wrong. You need to start with a strong foundation so you can be successful between paychecks. I have been […]