When I Messed Up and Missed Out

After days of continually going, I finally cleaned out my bag. That bag is where everything gets jammed in for the day.  It’s a catch-all, hold-all and hope-I-didn’t-forget bag.  It’s often my heavy-laden companion throughout the day. As I sat down to unload, go through and clean out the bag to reload again. I made a quick sweep across … Continue reading

As They Leave Home and We Say Goodbye

So last week, I said, “goodbye” to our oldest daughter again. It’s that time of year, when we send our kids off to college and wonder again, “How did this go so fast?” Her flight wasn’t leaving until 5 in the evening so my whole day was just one long goodbye feeling.  I knew it … Continue reading

A Wrap-up on July and Summer Happenings

It’s been awhile since I’ve written here.  In fact, the last post was What I learned in May which seems like a bit of time gone by and here we are catching up on July. I thought of just jumping in with some random post that was not really related to anything at all.  But … Continue reading

What I Learned in May

This is one of my favorite posts as we link up with Emily Freeman at the end of each month and share what we learned.  This can be silly, sacred or just plain informational.  If you’d like to join us, click here. First off May was a big crazy whirlwind as Dave and I closed … Continue reading

A Memorial Day Remembrance

While growing up, Memorial Day meant the last marching parade of the school year. My mom was big into parades.  She would check the straightness of the rows as they marched by and made sure everyone was in step.  Rolls of film were filled with pictures of band members we didn’t even know but they wore … Continue reading

Checking in with you and our move update

It’s Friday and I’m attempting a Five Minute Friday post but I’m positive it will take longer than that! (I’m typing it out on my phone.)  Our word prompt today is: CHEER This week, Dave and I closed on our first house.  We moved in officially on Monday and I’m loving our new home! We … Continue reading

Growing in our Knowledge and Faith

It’s Five Minute Friday time and we are linking up with Kate and the gang.  If you’d like to join us, click here.  Our word prompt today is:  GROW GO:   I’ve been away this week at a conference and just returned last night. These times of concentrated emphasis on an area have a way … Continue reading