L is for Love

When I chose Love as my subject stone bible passages came to mind. “The Scriptures say, ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, strength, and mind.’ They also say, ‘Love your neighbors as much as you love yourself.’” When I was little we used to sing a song based of these scriptures. […]

Our Family #thisis38

In 5 days most of our family is headed to Florida. This includes my husband Paul, our six children, myself, sister and her 2 kids in one vehicle. My parents in another. Paul’s parents are flying down. Then lastly his brother, girlfriend and daughter. The 18 of us are staying at 2 different places like […]

REBLOG: A to Z Challenge: Q stands for Queen

After watching the INCREDIBLE movie Bohemian Rhapsody and being so moved, I knew I had to share this post. I wrote this 3 years ago. Queen has always been a favorite. After watching this movie, I can honestly say I’ve been moved. What an incredible band, amazing music and brilliant lead singer! https://wp.me/p5bcKx-16H

Love…Love…Love

Happy Valentine’s Day!  People often get down when they don’t have a partner to celebrate Valentine’s Day with.  I mean, clearly I understand that.  I believe that the celebration of Love stretches out much further that love between romantic pairs.  Celebrate having people to love, celebrate the ability to love, celebrate the feeling of love!!  […]

What We Love #Thisis38

My Devotion this morning finished with this questions.  What is it that God made you to love?? The answer to that is children.  Mine, of course.  Then my niece’s, nephew’s and friend’s children.  I have had multiple jobs where children were the center of my work.  Working at 2 child care centers, being the children’s […]

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 […]

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, […]

Be You #Thisis38

I have always been a pretty independent person.  I am proud of my individual views and ideas, even if they differ from the norm or the popular opinion. I am the “reliable” one.  Family members and friends often call me, reach out to me when they have questions, need help or just a shoulder to […]