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Waiting…a little longer

Today the Light is gone from our Easter Garden.  The tomb is closed and a sadness fills my heart.  I walk past the darkened earth that just yesterday was full of light.   I wait….wait for Sunday.  But what about those on the first Good Friday who didn’t know Sunday was coming…who didn’t know Resurrection was … Continue reading

Eeewww…boy germs!!!

Remember those days of early teen years when the thought of holding hands sent panic through the nervous system. Well, this scenario played out last Sunday evening. {I use this story with permission from daughter involved 🙂 hee hee} Through a series of events, my daughter ended up sitting in the same row as another … Continue reading

Trust His Way

Looking out this morning I could see the hills standing tall in the distance, high above the trees and my thoughts wandered back to our adventure of climbing our first mountain. We began with the simple thought of…”It can’t be that hard…let’s do it!”   We packed water, trail-mix, put on comfortable shoes, grabbed jackets in … Continue reading

It’s a New Day!

Well, we’ve done it!  Today we are officially debt-free! In September of 2008, we were introduced to Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University.  What an eye opening, life changing experience! We made the commitment at that time to begin the journey of baby steps towards living debt-free.  Today we have done it!  We’ve paid off that … Continue reading

Enjoying the Ride

I’m one who likes to be in control– the planner of the schedule – the writer of the menu.  I’m one who doesn’t particularly like “surprises” in the journey.  And for one who does not always enjoy surprises, I’m married to one who loves the spontaneity of life.  I have many stories through our 20 years … Continue reading

I’ve Got You

Saturday- Sleeping in, sipping coffee and taking in a quiet read is an Aaahhh moment not often occuring for me.  Yet on this particular Saturday it did. I was curled up on the couch with a book of choice… Praise Habit by David Crowder. Habit – noun- 1.  a settled or regular tendency or practice, especially one that is hard to … Continue reading

The Great Balancing Act

  While on our honeymoon, Dave and I strolled along the boardwalk of the Vieux Ville in Quebec City, Canada.  It was a chilly, overcast morning with the smell of rain in the air.  We were among all the other visitors enjoying the view of the beautiful castle hotel, Le Chateau Frontenac.  We came across … Continue reading