Relationships

Obedience is Better than Sacrifice

I remember as a little girl disobeying my mother & her sitting me down & making me write “Obedience is better than sacrifice” in a single line, all the way down the page.  Today, I’d like to refresh our memory on why obedience is truly better than sacrifice & exactly what that means for us…

I Believe In You

I am honored to be contributing over at 5 minutes for Faith today. I’m talking about believing in our children & teaching them to believe. I hope you’ll join me…

A mother’s sacrifice is her child’s reward

She gave up her nursing career to stay at home and raise me. She was good at her job; everyone loved her & she loved working at the nursing home helping the elderly at a time in their lives when they needed lots of care & lots of love. She has always been the one…

Learning to Listen

Ever have someone say something to you & it spoke straight to your heart? Then not long after, someone or something else confirmed that message with a similar message? Well, today is that day for me & my friend Holley was the first voice to speak to my heart.  Below is her post today: After…

Birthday Blessings

I’m not the girl who likes to be the center of attention at an event of any type. I’m the girl who loves to have a good time, but prefers to mingle, more like a “social butterfly”.  I just don’t like to be the focal point of anything! On that same note, a few years…

New Years Resolutions

I hate New Years Resolutions… wanna know why? Because to me, they feel like giant failures before they ever begin! I’ve set resolutions in the past and failed miserably, so eventually just stopped making them! Who wants to go around feeling like a failure all year? 😉 However, as I learn & grow in my…

The Dreaded "C" word: Cancer

I’ve been mulling over this post for several days now. My heart wants to go there, but my head does not. It’s not a  pretty place, it’s an awkward & painful place, yet at the same time it’s a beautiful place-if I choose to look at it that way. I still remember the day, as…