When is the last time you put your phone down or stepped away from the election coverage? I'm thinking you need a break. I sure do! Just in time...today is National Play Outside Day. Do you need a few ideas? Explore hiking trails near you.Check out every park in your neighborhood and climb, slide, swing… Continue reading November 7th: National Play Outside 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
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
In the beginning, I had so many mixed feelings over my word for 2018. EXPECT. When I prayed for what my word would be this year, I had several thoughts about what would work. I actually prayed and told God what I thought my word should be, but instead of rejoicing I only received an… Continue reading 2018: Expect
Have you heard of Humans of New York? I love their Facebook posts because they bring people into my life who have a story to tell. Today while watching episode 2 of their new series a man said, "I don't want to be remembered. I didn't achieve my dream." If I could tell him one thing,… Continue reading Will you be Remembered?