The Small Beginning

“Do not despise these small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin,”‭‭-Zechariah‬ ‭4:10‬ ‭NLT‬‬ 4 years ago today, I decided to turn personal journal writing into a public blog site. Writing has been a passion of mine since my youth. What I love most about words is the power they have to … Continue reading The Small Beginning

Bad Bananas

A few days ago, my 8-year-old son glanced at a bunch of decaying bananas on our kitchen counter. He saw them there for a while and finally decided to ask me, “Why do you need those bad bananas to make good banana bread?” I quickly answered back with a less thought out response, ”that’s just … Continue reading Bad Bananas

Hope for the Hard Times

There are so many people looking for hope during this trying time—whether it’s a new job opportunity because they’ve been laid off, good news from a doctor as they fight cancer, support for a single mom as she struggles to work and care for her children, or comfort for the person mourning the devastating loss … Continue reading Hope for the Hard Times

#Girlmom Reflections…

As our daughters get older, their emotions are getting wilder, questions are getting deeper and sometimes mouths are a bit smarter than my liking. But even on the days when I just want to discipline them, I try my best to affirm instead—Reminding them that they’re unique and natural born leaders. God created them just … Continue reading #Girlmom Reflections…

Perfect Peace

“You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.” ~Isaiah 26:3~ After traveling on a Boeing 737, for over three hours, I arrived safely and soundly to Phoenix, Arizona. As we were flying I pondered... "Flying on an airplane is a lot like life." Sometimes it’s 'smooth sailing' and … Continue reading Perfect Peace

“I’m Different. Difficult. Awkward. Real. You may get me or you may not. I hope you do. I don’t care if you don’t.”-Unknown. My Long Winded Intro…

The moment someone meets you, they immediately put you in a social category within seconds of hearing you speak. As you begin to reveal more details about yourself, your beliefs, morals, or simple likes and dislikes you are then labeled accordingly. Everyone’s guilty of this sometimes, right??  Well....what do you say about that person who … Continue reading “I’m Different. Difficult. Awkward. Real. You may get me or you may not. I hope you do. I don’t care if you don’t.”-Unknown. My Long Winded Intro…