Category Archive: Faith

One Thousand Gifts

Last November, I did a series of 7 posts called “Thankful” (first in the series), because I wanted to be intentional about expressing gratitude during the month of Thanksgiving. That attitude has since… Continue reading

Who Says I Can’t?

If well-behaved women seldom make history (Laurel Thatcher Ulrich), then who says I can’t: Tell the truth? Get tipsy? Be emotional? Risk offending someone? Be intelligent AND beautiful? Drive fast? Drive slow? Buck… Continue reading

Becoming Great

After my fair share of the “belittlers” in my life, you’d think I’d have this down. But I need this reminder. Something tells me that we all do, from time to time.


For the last 3+ weeks I’ve been going to a Ladies’ Bible study at the church we attend. The study is called One in a Million and it’s written by Priscilla Shirer. It… Continue reading

No Fear of Perfection

In an odd way, this is so freeing. Until recently, I was always a perfectionist. But in the last several years I’ve begun to see that perfection is not possible. And that I… Continue reading


“Check your pulse, it’s proof that you’re not listening to the call your life’s been issuing you…” ~John Mayer, “Great Indoors” Mayer might just be one of the most brilliant modern-day musicians. The… Continue reading

challenge vs. defeat


Living in Grace

“Let it go”, “Move on”, “Fuh-get about it”… all things we say to express the following: Source: Pinterest But if you’ve read my blog for any length of time, then you know that I… Continue reading

Be in Charge

“The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, than education, than money,… Continue reading


After a busybusy week (and a full day today), we’ve been resting this evening. And as we have, I’ve found myself thinking about what blessings come from rest. We were actually created by… Continue reading