Relax and Breathe

Good Morning Ladies:  I hope you are enjoying the little signs of Autumn that are beginning to peek through. While I may not be putting out a full fledge blog, my heart can’t seem to let go. You are continually on my mind and in my prayers. So instead of a blog, I thought why…

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Let Go of Those Hats!

As women, you and I wear many different hats. Have you ever stopped and counted just how many hats are on your head?  They have a way of becoming such a part of us that its hard to take them off; its hard to let go of those hats.   Maybe its because those hats…

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Once Loved: Forever Faithful

Once upon a time… As soon as you saw those words, did you wonder where this story was going? Most of us do! And it’s probably because those four little words, “Once Upon a Time,” have become a classic storyline opener. The moment we hear them up on the big screen, or see them written…

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The Gift was Quiet!

Standing up for myself has never come natural to me. It’s funny, because, I consider myself a strong person and certainly one with strong convictions. And, as quickly as I can jump right in on behalf of those in need, or even exhaust myself toward a cause in which my heart believes, I struggle with…

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Script for Today—Hope for Tomorrow!

Have you ever noticed how milestone events have a way of making us stop and take a closer look at where we are in our life? Weddings, funerals, births, and graduations, they often cause us to re-evaluate where we are and even where we have been. We reflect on the past, but at the same…

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READY for Thanksgiving to Begin!

Sitting here at the kitchen table, looking over the menu checklist one more time, I notice a couple of last minute add-ons that we’re missing. But other than that, looks like we are ready. Ready for the noise and ready for the excitement that is always included in this day’s celebration. Ready for the crazy enthusiasm…

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Mirror Mirror, What Do YOU See?

Mirror Mirror, What Do YOU See? How many times a day do we quickly look at ourselves in the mirror, complete the task at hand, like brushing our teeth, or combing our hair, and then we’re done. Rarely, do we ever step back and contemplate a real, heart-depth reflection. If we did, or if that…

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Time to Wake Up!

Tumbled thoughts and tumbled sheets give way to my feet hitting the floor. It must be time to wake up! Through squinted eyes I give a glance to see that it really is 3:45am. Yet, I am stone cold awake, so no climbing back in bed for me. I guess I shouldn’t be surprised. It…

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Where Were You on the FIRST Good Friday?

Have you ever wondered what it might have been like, all those thousands of years ago, on that first Good Friday? If you somehow could step back in time, where do you think you would have been? Do you see yourself walking through the narrow city walls, or up that dusty rise, or can you…

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Wrapped in a Quilt of Patchwork Gray

Looking out through the windowpane onto the cold water there is a hush over the lake, even the geese are quiet. I pull my quilt tight up around my shoulders. Once again I woke to a speckled gray dawn, but I can’t say I mind. It seems to have a calming affect, a quiet gift…

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