Thank you for visiting suburbanthoughts.com. I look forward to sharing my passion for life with you on these pages. I love books, writing, my family, and God. It's through the grace of God that I am able to write and I pray the words that follow will bless you. I'm currently writing my fourth manuscript. … Continue reading Welcome
Today is National Coffee with a Cop day! Take a moment today and if you see a law enforcement officer at the donut shop, Starbucks, or a local coffee shop, then consider paying for their coffee. Stay safe and make a difference. -Stacey
National Do Something Nice Day!
It's National Homemade Cookie Day!
Here in Houston we live for October 1st because it means we have crossed the threshold from summer to fall. We put pumpkins on our front porch while we enjoy cold mornings and fading summer afternoons. This is the gateway to every children's favorite holiday... Halloween! Will you be trick or treating this year? Leave… Continue reading Crossing into Fall
There is no question that divorce is painful. It's the pulling apart of two souls. I look at my soon to be ex-husband and I'm sad. I mourn over the loss of future memories. I mourn over the pain I have felt the last seventeen years. I wonder why some people are blessed with amazing… Continue reading Pain
At the end of every year, I pray about a word for next year. Through scripture and prayer, I find a word that speaks to my soul. I seek a word that when I pray about it I feel a stirring in my spirit. Sometimes, the word makes sense, but more often I'm surprised by… Continue reading Be Brave
As a biochemist in early 1900s New York, Doctor Rosalind Werner has dedicated her life to the crusade against waterborne diseases. She is at the forefront of a groundbreaking technology that will change the way water is delivered to every household in the city--but only if she can get people to believe in her work. Newly… Continue reading Book Giveaway: A Daring Venture
This past month at our church retreat I learned something about myself. Have you ever thought you were depending on God, but then realized you were trying to handle life on your own terms? I suppose in my mind I expected God to see how awesome my ideas were and endorse them. The retreat topic… Continue reading Feelings
Dear Grandma, It's been a year since you moved to Heaven. A year without a phone call, the sound of your laugh, talking politics, or sharing family news. By now, you've walked with Jesus and sang with the angels. You've talked to Noah and discussed life with Peter. Have you moved into your mansion yet?… Continue reading Remembering