As we were driving out of our neighborhood the other day, an ambulance roared past. Lights flashing, sirens blaring, racing down the street honking its horn. My breathing stopped, a pain stabbed my heart, panic settled into my mind. “Oh, I hope it’s not a child. Lord, please don’t let it be a child. Oh … Read moreAmbulances & Photographs…Even Now
What do compact cars and bagging bras have in common? Nothing except both made me shake my head and laugh this week. This stretch limo was parked in the “compact cars only” spaces. Quickly, I turned around and get a picture because it cracked me up. First, I thought “what a bozo – there are … Read moreCompact Cars & Bagging Bras!
Are you hating your New Year’s resolutions already? You should join me and a bunch of other people who simply choose one word to focus on for the year. Instead of resolutions, I choose a single word to guide the year. Who keeps New Year’s resolutions anyway? Not me. But letting one word guide my … Read moreNo Resolutions! My Word for 2018: Abandon
The holidays are here again, and while some are celebrating, others are desperate for just a glimpse of a loved one. As we gathered at my in-laws’ home for Thanksgiving this year, I was keenly aware of our loss. The deep ache of losing our 3-year-old (almost 10 years ago) has not healed with time. … Read moreDesperate for a Glimpse
“I’m not happy, Bob!” You may remember this boss from The Incredibles movie. This is a phrase I fear: I’m not happy, Kim! I hate to admit that I am motivated by fear. Fear of someone being unhappy with me or my work. I have tried over the years to get better at allowing someone … Read moreIs Fear Motivating You?
The seeds you’ve planted these past 40 Days to Prepare for God’s Plans, now need steady watering and a watchful eye for weeds. I pray that you’ve enjoyed taking steps towards your dreams this past month. As we kick off November, let’s be grateful for what we accomplished, big or small. I’d like to end … Read moreIt’s Time to Weed & Water
Our 40 Days to Prepare for God’s Plans is winding up this week! Can you fix your eyes on Jesus and take 3 more steps towards reaching your goals? I am usually all gung-ho at the beginning of a project, fizzle out in the middle, and then fire-up again at the end. Anyone else? But, … Read moreFinal Days Are Here!
No, this isn’t a post about the carbs in bread. This isn’t a post about gluten-free living. This is a post to myself: Kim, do not each the bread of idleness! We are on this 40 Day journey to Prepare for God’s Plans, and we are in the final push of taking at least one … Read moreDon’t Eat the Bread!
“It’s ok to spend time doing what you want to do…until it’s time to do what you were meant to do.” ~ The Rookie (movie 2002) What time is it for you?
Remember doing this as a kid? Log rolling down a grassy hill was so much fun. You didn’t care how itchy you were going to be. You giggled and wobbled back up to the top to do it again. I hope that’s the way you are feeling right now during our preparation for God’s plans … Read moreOn the Downhill Slide?