This picture was taken when Devin and I packed an 18-month-old Ethan into our car and “ran away from home.” About 6 months after Austin died, we desperately needed time off work. We ran away. Literally. We had no idea where we were going. We had no plans, no GPS system, no hotel reservations, no agenda. We … Read more Can You See Him?
“The best way to keep the enemy out is to keep Christ in. The sheep need not be terrified by the wolf; they have but to keep close to the shepherd. It is not the praying sheep Satan fears, but the presence of the shepherd.” ~A.W. Tozer It is not the praying sheep that Satan … Read more Praying Sheep?
The coffee bin in this picture is not quite right. The lid that is supposed to keep our coffee air tight doesn’t quite get the job done. Why don’t I buy a new one? Because … before Austin died, he snuck this item into the grocery cart one day. When I asked him about it, … Read more Are You “Not Quite Right”?
So often I find myself at my computer looking like this woman…coffee in hand, boredom on my face, and really doing nothing productive at all. I’m not even sure how it happens. Sometimes, I just find myself scrolling through worthless information or meaningless content. What about you? How much time do you waste scrolling through … Read more Another Reason to Change Your “Boss”
Maybe your boss is like Steve Carell from “The Office” ~ funny, incompetent, easy to manipulate… Or maybe your boss is like Kevin Spacey in “House of Cards” ~ self-serving, corrupt, controlling… Or, maybe your boss a woman like Meryl Streep in “The Devil Wears Prada” ~ forceful, demanding, demeaning … Or maybe your boss is awesome … Read more 3 Reasons to Change Your “Boss”
Have you ever had this problem? Have you ever had a sink that went … drip…drip…drip… So, you got the wrench and you tightened everything you could see to tighten on that sink. But…drip…drip…drip… Arrgghhh! A dripping faucet is so annoying ~ right? How many of you have nagged your husband to PLEASE fix that … Read more Are You a Dripping Faucet?
I like to change my hair color quite a bit, so before I leave the salon I always book another appointment with my stylist. Getting my teeth cleaned is a necessary torture, so I make that appointment every six months. I just had an appointment to have a mammogram because I am “that age” (whatever!). … Read more What if YOU had an Appointment with GOD?
Do you remember when you were a kid and you would crouch down to get a closer look at something that caught your eye? Or maybe you now have kids of your own and they are always slowing you down by stopping to look, pick something up, touch something you were passing by. The photo … Read more Are You Surrounded? Maybe It’s Time to Surrender.
Can you imagine someone offering you this choice: two uninterrupted hours with your Bible or a handful of jewels? Which would you choose? For a very long time, the pursuit of wealth dominated my life. I wasn’t really striving for jewels, or fancy cars, or even a house in Scottsdale, but rather for financial security. I was … Read more What Would You Choose ~ Wisdom or Wealth?
Imagine sitting down to play a board game for the first time, but the other players keep telling you different rules and different ways to play the game. You wouldn’t know what to do. If you are as short-fused as me, you’re likely to get up from the table and simply walk away. Their confusion and … Read more 7 Reasons to Shout 4 Ways to Change Lives