Kicking It Into Gear

Kicking It Into Gear

It wasn’t my intent to stay away so long. Yet I also know if I’m not intentional about doing something, than that something doesn’t get done. And that’s where my writing has been. When I thought about sitting down and plunking out words my thoughts would take over and I’d talk myself out of it saying, … Continue reading

And here I am again…

And here I am again…

Have you ever turned a corner and found yourself back in a familiar place? Gardening season — This is our 3rd summer here in our new home. For the first year, the extent of my gardening was potted tomato plants on my deck. Last year, we tilled a garden and planted seeds but rascally rabbits, … Continue reading

Can we go back to twirling on the swing?

Dear friend, Last week, I was chit-chatting with a friend….. I’d love to tell you I do this often but that wouldn’t be true. Sadly, in my adulting days of planning life, running errands, laundry and working, I’ve lost simple time with friends. It’s been slowly eroding away over the years and it somewhat bothers … Continue reading

God’s Got This

Dear friend, In the early morning hours the sun was barely visible through the fog. Monday’s can be like that. We head into a new week with a full schedule written in the pages of our planner yet unsure as to what these upcoming days will really bring. Our agendas hold what needs to be … Continue reading

Where are those warm spring days?

Where are those warm spring days?

I know we’re all tired of this cold, yucky weather. I keep thinking, “Tomorrow will be better. Tomorrow will be warmer” But instead I wake up to a fresh layer of snow covering the earth.  Even now while I’m typing this I have snow covering my patio table. Dave brought it out a few weeks … Continue reading

When I Don’t Get It My Way

Now I was mad. And I had every right to be, didn’t I? I kept asking myself over and over “Why do I have to change? I wasn’t the one who screwed up?” My annoyance was piqued and topping out on the high scale. This whole “following and being led by Him” is hard when … Continue reading