Time For Marriage #Thisis38

Do you make enough time for your marriage?  The time that you get just the two of you to reconnect?  To actually talk to each other, hold each other’s hands and look into each other’s eyes? Paul and I may not get out on our own as often as we would like, but we do […]

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 […]

Change Would Do You Good

“I think a change, (A change would do you good) Would do you good. (A change would do you good)” Sheryl Crow Yesterday found 2 people that I am super close with, losing members of their family.  Which then results in more people that I know and care about being touched by these deaths. One […]

Savor: Blessing & Curses

What events in your past felt like curses and turned out to be blessings?  I’ll keep it simple, my Divorce! “When you realize that the story of your life could be told a thousand different ways, that you could tell it as a tragedy, but you choose to call it an epic, that’s when you […]

Home Team

Who is on your “home team”? When the going gets rough?  Who is your go-to?  Who are the people that you know will always show up for you, that will come in the middle of the night and will help you get through when everything seems like it is falling apart? Aside from my husband, […]

This Is It

“Eat, Drink and Be Merry. For Tomorrow We’ll Die.” Tripping Billies by Dave Matthews Band I read a devotional every day that is called Savor. It is by Shauna Niequist and it is awesome. It is a year long devotional that I started sometime in May of 2018, so I have still have a few […]

Bittersweet

My devotion this morning brought up this idea of “Bittersweet”.  The idea that even in the sweetest of moments there might be a lining of sadness.  On the other hand in the darkest of hours, that there may be a glimmer of hope. As I get older, I understand this idea much more than I […]

Start Where You Are #Thisis38

I know that it is the second day of the year.  Though, I imagine that most people don’t go really hard into their goals until the 2nd day.  After all New Years Day is still in fact the Holidays. Whatever your goal, your dream, your project or your vision for 2019….Start Where You Are!! I […]

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 […]

Dust #Thisis38

In my devotional a few days ago this statement really hit me. “I felt like I had been ground to dust, and those words started to put me back together.” Referring to a friend who had told Shauna it was OK to feel however she wanted about a situation, but she didn’t have to be […]