Sunday Saying

My prayer today …  “Do the things you know,  and you shall learn the truth you need to know.” – Louisa May Alcott It reminds me of this saying …  “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt

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Quiet Time – Poem

Before you read this poem, please know that I know that I am not a poet – but I do like to string words together in a poem every now and then. I wrote this about 3 years ago and found it again recently.  Quiet Time I’m one of those…

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving  I’m not a holiday person (I’ve tried, but I’m just not) Most times, holidays annoy me There’s often too much hoopla surrounding them And I don’t like the stress they can create. But I realize I’m a creature of habit That does best with a pause in the rhythm…

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Winning Wednesday

Winning Wednesday is back! Today you could win a hardcover copy of  Same Kind as Different as Me by Ron Hall & Denver Morre with Lynn Vincent   The book’s website describes it like this … and also has a short video about it. A dangerous homeless drifter –  who…

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Today = good day!

Yesterday I wrote … tomorrow will be better than today – right?? I didn’t have a crisis yesterday or have anything major go wrong. It was just a combination of waking up in a funk, a house that needed organizing, being in pain, too many scattered tasks that needed completing,…

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Chuck Norris was here!

Most days, I’m in a good state of mind – today is not one of those days. I’m annoyed – annoyed at my body, both the way it feels and the way it looks. I need a dress for my nephew’s wedding in VA next weekend and I don’t even…

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Winning Wednesday

Ugh … I hate even writing this, because I don’t like making excuses, but I do like setting some boundaries on my time. Life has been busy and I can’t seem to get more than 24 hours in a day (actually, won’t really want to!) so what this rambling really…

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The Dailyness of Life

I’m not a real scheduled person – I like to go through life living spontaneously, but I’ve learned there are certain routine things I need to do for my mind, body and spirit to be their best. And all three are connected, so it affects all areas when one area…

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Sunday Saying

In our family, we’ve been doing too much of this … Argument is the worst sort of conversation. – Jonathan Swift or this lately … There is no reply so sharp as silent contempt. – Montaigne    So, now I’m trying to do more of this … To listen well…

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Bermuda Cruise

Recently, my husband and I left the comfort of our house with it’s solid, steady floor to live in a room only slightly larger than our bathroom with a rolling, swaying floor for five days. And to top it off – we paid money to do this. Yes, it was…

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My Furniture Cruise

I live in the house I live in for about 2 years and 7 months and its only in the past 6 months that our living room is finished, as far as furniture goes. When we first moved here, I had a old set of wicker furniture in our living…

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Winning Wednesday

Today I’m giving away a book I was given at STORY – the conference I was at last week. When I walked into a workshop there taught by Michael Hyatt, CEO for Thomas Nelson Publishing, there was a hardcover book on each chair. I love receiving books, even if it’s…

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Pendulum Swinging?

I continue to process all I heard at STORY. As I look back at my notes, think about them and share with my husband, I thank God that I was able to be there! Love all the thoughts and wisdom that I heard. The idea of telling our stories was…

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Sunday Sayings

Sayings from Cultivate and STORY this week … The best stories restore our faith in God and remind us that we are not alone. -Nancy Beach Get inspired, encouraged and excited by other people’s stories – but don’t tell them. Tell your own story. -Jon Acuff Too often, we don’t…

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