The other day my daughters and I were spending some time with a friend. We were preparing to head home and gathering up our things. One daughter decided to be very helpful and offered to carry our bags back to the car. Her small but strong frame was trying to carry two bags at one … Continue reading Behind all of the Bags
“I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 Sometimes we all just need a reminder that we can have peace amidst this crazy world and walk of life. There’s nothing more powerful than … Continue reading Peace Like a River
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I've learned that being vulnerable can amount to great hurt, but that great hurt and aches can amount to producing wonderful growth. And, wonderful growth can turn into unfathomable love and unfathomable love equals a life worth living in the risk of vulnerability. Are you in the habit of risky business? I mean do you … Continue reading Risky Business
We had just gotten into the car to drive down the street to the library, when I heard from the backseat of the car...
How many times in life have you been in a situation where you were left completely and utterly at a loss for what was going to happen next in your life? I’m talking major events, a job loss, a death in the family, a miscarriage, bankruptcy, a move, a divorce, an illness or injury … Continue reading Wedding Day
If you know anything about me then you know that I am a huge fan of sleep. I’ve never voluntarily gotten up before 7 am in my life….on purpose. Of course through the years and having 3 children, I’ve had to get up before 7 am, but like I said not voluntarily. I cherish sleep. … Continue reading Hit the Snooze!
One of our favorite all time meals in our household is the taco. We'll take it in almost any form; turkey tacos (our go to), beef tacos, on nachos and my all time favorite; the lemon pepper chicken taco made by none other than Mr. Man of the house himself. It's so delicious in a … Continue reading Quick & Easy Homemade Tortilla Chips
I am reminded of this as I lay here in my bed recovering from the flu. My body aches and I'm sore all over. I feel much like a rag doll. He will RENEW your strength. I know it may not feel like it today, this week or even this year. But know this, you … Continue reading Renewing Strength
I've decided it was time to get my act together..again, and get my sweet tooth under control. It's been slightly, and by slightly, I mean a raging monster, of a craving to have something sweet. For me, it always occurs in the afternoon hours shortly after lunch. It's been so bad lately, that I find … Continue reading Gluten-Free, Vegan Almond Joy Protein Balls