Love is releasing what is good for God’s best. It is believing no plan you have concocted for you and those you love is superior to His ways. It is reminding your soul to constantly put your hope in Jesus even when you heart is truly aching. It is the ability to grasp onto to Joy for strength when all you want to do is curl up in the fetal position and cry your eyes out. I knew this day would come, I hoped it would be 20 more years from now.
We all have various definitions of what and where home is. It is often associated with a feeling of welcome, knowing and comfort where one can sure find refuge. I have had the opportunity to call 9 different locations home in the past 10 years (*no, I am not a military kid*) and have learned many lessons along the way: some great, others not so great times, and a few dreadful moments drizzled in between for good measure. Read more
I have so many reasons to give thanks today. I am a grateful beneficiary to 3600 additional seconds of sweet slumber. Yes indeed, I fell back on my down feathered pillow and enjoyed every morsel of sweet sleep my God granted. I awoke to the sun’s amber rays seeping through my blinds with its desire to touch the silhouette of my face. The warm embrace of my husband’s chilled signaled the beginning of another Sunday. It is a Sunday where as the Tri-Cities church community we gather together in worship for worship to our God. We sing, we praise, we pray, we give thanks. We celebrate!
I stop. I listen. I send silent whispers of Thank You’s to heaven for a horse, a cop, and three musketeers: Read more
Where has the time gone?! It’s that time of the year where the temperature drops, the crock-pots come out, and the fall aroma is ever present among us. It’s November! The beginning of a season where we stop for a moment to realize that there is much to be grateful for. This November, I hope to be intentional and slow down for a bit by participating in 2 fun and intentional challenges: Read more