Ten Minutes: Hold On

“You and I just have to be brave enough to hold on, even when our struggles feel like more than our hands can handle.”  Annie F. Downs “Don’t give up on life.  Don’t give up on God. Don’t give up on yourself.  Hold on to hope, love.”  Annie F. Downs I am going to keepContinue reading “Ten Minutes: Hold On”

Ten Minutes: Grace in the Waiting

For months I have been thinking on something.  Patiently praying and living while I wait.  Trusting in God that he has a plan.  That he is going to let me know exactly when and how it is meant to happen. Another another note, sometime around Thanksgiving I started seriously thinking about getting a second dog. Continue reading “Ten Minutes: Grace in the Waiting”

Ten Minutes: My Favorite Day

Every other Thursday I have a playgroup for work at a local library. Typically I am working from home the rest of the day. The Thursdays I have the playgroup also happen to be the day before pay day. Well earlier in 2018, I stopped in Tim Hortons on my way to the playgroup. StillContinue reading “Ten Minutes: My Favorite Day”

Ten Minute: See How It Changes

The charge in my devotional today is to do something.  Make a small decision, an e-mail, a meal or a conversation.  One little thing and see how it changes your life. I mean that sounds pretty intense right?  How many people make a million little decisions every single day and then don’t ever reflect backContinue reading “Ten Minute: See How It Changes”

Ten Minutes: Change Always Happens

Change always happens, this was the topic of my devotion reading today.  Yes, Yes I know change always happens.  Am I good at it?  Umm…that would be a no!  Am I getting slightly better at it, yes, but it seems to be at a snails pace. Change to me is like domino’s.  One thing changesContinue reading “Ten Minutes: Change Always Happens”

Ten Minutes: Breaking Up With Friends

I wrote about this 2 1/2 years ago.  So, I will post that post right here for you: Losing Friends Because of Life Losing that group of friends was seriously one of the hardest things I have ever been through in my entire life.  Even though, now nearly 6 years later I know that everythingContinue reading “Ten Minutes: Breaking Up With Friends”

Ten Minutes: Your Words Matter

Who in your life could use some words of encouraging right now? I have someone who is very dear to me going through something that isn’t easy.  When you know it is right, it isn’t easy.  Even if you know that it is for the best, it isn’t easy.  You can know in your heartContinue reading “Ten Minutes: Your Words Matter”

Ten Minutes: My Online Life

My devotion today asked about my “online life”. “We are to be a light wherever we go, even online.”  I truly believe this.  Even when I write things that might be hard for people to read or hear, I try to just do it from a place of understanding in a way that might beContinue reading “Ten Minutes: My Online Life”

Ten Minutes: My Grey Hairs

Happy International Women’s Day!! I am 37 years old.  I have just over 5 months before I turn 38. I have some grey hair, I couldn’t even begin to estimate how much of my hair (I have a lot) has already turned grey, I would venture to guess somewhere about 25%. There aren’t many peopleContinue reading “Ten Minutes: My Grey Hairs”

Ten Minutes: Dating and Marriage

My Devotion today was about dating and marriage!  Man oh man, was I happy to read this today. Trust GOD from the bottom of your heart; don’t try to figure out everything on your own.  Listen for God’s voice in everything you do, everywhere you go, he’s the one who will keep you on track. Continue reading “Ten Minutes: Dating and Marriage”