A Laughing Heart

It was raining last Friday. I came home from CrossFit already damp with sweat and went immediately outside to stand in the rain. The rain poured down my face and trickled down my back as I lifted my face to the sky. Suddenly, and without too much thought, my feet stepped off the patio and into the grass. What happened next both surprised and delighted me.

Hugs!

This morning, in a "Let's Live Happy" study group I am blessed to be a part of, our leader asked us to list three things for which we are thankful. First, it is difficult to limit it to three things! My goodness, I could fill pages! So, I just begin with ONE of the most …

2021 Snow, Freezing Rain, Busted Pipes, and Fires

We've had a fire in our fireplace since Sunday. We let if die down last night as we slept through the night. While cleaning the ash I discovered a few coals hidden in the ash, so built another fire from those coals. And since the power was surging, I cooked breakfast near the coals.Sometimes, we …

Happy ChristThanksGivingMas: Part One-Gratefulness

In previous years I've made clear delineations between my fall and winter holidays. The Thanksgiving decor was removed from the Thanksgiving box the first part of November to join the fall wreath which had found it's way to the door in mid October. The weekend after Thanksgiving the oranges, browns, and warm fiery reds were …

A Wise Woman

Every wise woman builds her house, but a foolish one tears it down with her own hands.Proverbs 14:1 BSB  Every wise woman encourages and builds up her family, but a foolish woman over time will tear it down by her own actions.Proverbs 14:1 TPT Women, I want to encourage you today! Seek wisdom! Choose wisdom! …

Resistance is Not Futile

So, last year I wrote a book on overcoming fear. It's my story about how God led me into and through places which shattered the cage of fear holding me hostage, a reclaiming of lost dreams I thought long dead, obsolete, and irrelevant. This journey released my heart to fly, to soar upon wings I …