Friday 24th February 2017,
Inspired Girl by Jennifer Tuma-Young

Browsing the "Diaries" Category

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Revisiting My Lesson: Where’s the Map?

Sometimes I have to go back to my own words. I know that God keeps His promise, but his will for our life may be different than what we (think we) want. A few months ago it became very clear [...]

February 9, 2017 Blog Posts, Diaries, Dream Big, Feel Grace, Life, My Life Featured
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No Such Thing as Luck – A Short Story

I was speaking with a gentleman today, and he mentioned that his wife was looking to go back to work for extra money, but she needs something very flexible. I suggested perhaps she start a business out of her hobbies [...]

February 8, 2017 Blog Posts, Diaries, Dream Big, Dream Big Featured, Life, My Life, My Life Featured
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Worn Out, Weathered, and Surrendered

Early AM (Random) Thought: The soul at peace does not find fault in our humanness, but rather accepts our weaknesses, lifts us up to our potential, and forgives our mistakes because the soul at peace sees God through our cracks [...]

February 8, 2017 Blog Posts, Diaries, Dream Big, Dream Big Featured, Feel Grace, Life, My Life, My Life Featured
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Pain, Porch Projects, and Patience

Everything in its time will come. God keeps his promises to those who stay in faith. On Saturday morning I had a sciatica flair up. It’s been years since I experienced pain like this from my bck all the way [...]

May 27, 2014 Blog Posts, Bounce, Diaries, DIY Fun, Dream Big, Dream Big Featured, Feel Grace, Life, My Life
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Why I Have to Believe There’s a Heaven…

I was raised in a Catholic church, and like many of you, was taught that there is a heaven and a hell – our life here on earth would ultimately determine our final resting place. I remember as a child [...]

March 14, 2014 Blog Posts, Bounce, Diaries, Dream Big, Feel Grace, Help Others Featured, Life, Self-Love
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Random Early AM Thought: Seeing Eye to Eye

As human beings, each with unique experiences that in many cases create our “view” of the world, we will never see eye to eye. We have to go deeper to see heart to heart…underneath the junk, we are all the [...]

March 7, 2014 Blog Posts, Diaries, Find Balance Featured, Quote, Quotes
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26 Angels

26 angels…it’s been 1 year since the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school. I trust in God’s promise to trade beauty for ashes…but that doesn’t make it any less raw, less unimaginable…my heart hurts  thinking of their families ~ amazing [...]

December 14, 2013 Blog Posts, Diaries, Feel Grace, Help Others
Simple Pleasures to Satisfy the Soul and Spirit…

Simple Pleasures to Satisfy the Soul and Spirit…

A few months back, I was speaking with a dear friend of mine, Jess. She is a fabulous photographer, a hopeless romantic, and a lover of all things food and wine. She was shocked to hear that I hadn’t [...]

June 25, 2013 Blog Posts, Diaries
Today I am Grateful For…

Today I am Grateful For…

Our beautiful children – the absolute essence of God. Our family. Stillness. Presence. Unconditional love. Sunrise. Smiles. New beginnings. Friendship. Rain watering our gardens. Pen, paper, words. Fresh coffee. Conversation. Life’s messes. Community. Lessons. All that is… Enjoy this beautiful [...]

May 9, 2013 Blog Posts, Diaries

Where is Love?

I was teaching a class recently and when the topic of “connecting with each other” came up, a woman laughed out loud. She even rolled her eyes at me and said the “days of loving our neighbor as ourselves are [...]

April 10, 2013 Balance, Blog Posts, Diaries, Feel Grace, Find Balance Featured