Category Archives: Inspiration

The Day After

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” To this day, especially in times of “disaster,” … Continue reading

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Ditching the Dye

“I do wonder why people hate their grey hair so much! I think grey hair is a gift from the moon! When the moon laughs, her eyes produce tears of joy that fall to the earth and onto the tops … Continue reading

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Embrace the change

Childhood is a short season. – Helen Hayes It is hard to believe that our youngest child graduates from high school this month. For 25 years, we have ushered children out the door, snapping photos of the first day of … Continue reading

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A Warrior’s Faith Book Review and Giveaway

Disclosure: I was given an advance reader’s copy of this book to review by Family Christian.  All opinions are my own. Who kept the faith and fought the fight; The glory theirs, the duty ours. – Wallace Bruce It was with … Continue reading

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Before Amen – A book review

“If attention deficit disorder applies to prayer, I am afflicted.” Max Lucado – Before Amen What an honor to review Before Amen, a book by one of my favorite authors, Max Lucado. One of the reasons I have always enjoyed Max … Continue reading

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Because you pray

16 Rejoice always, 17 pray without ceasing, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 ESV My sister-in-law and I have a code. Since we communicate these days mostly by texting, … Continue reading

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Keeping the Fire Burning – Against All Odds

“Keep the fire lit in your marriage and your life will be filled with warmth.”-Fawn Weaver This past August, my husband and I celebrated a milestone in our lives – our 30-year wedding anniversary. Three decades! Over 10,000 days being married. … Continue reading

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The “Perfect” Christmas

per·fect – adjective -ˈpərfikt/ 1. having all the required or desirable elements, qualities, or characteristics; as good as it is possible to be. My morning routine includes watching the news headlines before I head out the door. This morning, Christmas … Continue reading

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Straight from heaven – a message from Dad

Given the current climate of our country, and our world, anxiety seems pretty high these days. I know I am not alone. For me, I can toss in mid-life adjustments, family circumstances and an insanely busy schedule to the big … Continue reading

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The day I lost my #FitBit

Disclosure: I am participating in the Verizon Boomer Voices program and have been provided with a wireless device and six months of service in exchange for my honest opinions about the product. It is no secret…I am not a big … Continue reading

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