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What Is Up With The Big F?

Pet peeves. We all have them, and there’s a good chance ours might be different. pet peeve :: a particular and often continual annoyance What is your biggest pet peeve? What is the thing that grates on your nerves or bugs you the most? One of mine is when my name is mispronounced or misspelled. […]


4 Helpful Ways To Live A Thank You Life 3

There’s something special about the one who lives a thank you life. You know the one. He views life with a different perspective than most. He sees the sun even when it’s not shining, and finds the silver lining when it’s unseen by everyone else. His glass is always half-full. Her words are only positive, […]


Friend, We Need Each Other

Being the only girl in our family of four children, I was raised to be strong, independent, and self-reliant. Living with three brothers, I learned quickly how to stand my own ground. In fact, one saying our father coined in our family was, “You gotta be tough.” So, I was. My loving parents did everything […]


We Don’t Have To Hurry Today. Slow Down. 3

If you’ve ever read my bio on my blog, you’ve learned who I am and what makes me tick. One of the first few sentences in my bio is, “I’m a pretty simple gal, who finds joy in unrushed mornings….” Both statements are true… I am pretty simple, and I do find joy in unrushed […]


The Real Struggle In Finding A Swimsuit 14

I spent part of yesterday in an activity I don’t particularly enjoy. In fact, it’s almost torture for me. It’s been a few years since I’ve done it, namely because I dislike it so much. But, I couldn’t put it off any longer. I had to force myself into this unpleasant undertaking… the daunting task […]


The First Weeks Of The LIVE Adventure 8

Life around here continues to be an adventure. Every day feels like I’m on an unpredictable and exciting journey as I follow my Creator. So often I plan my day but find His plans are bigger and better. Hence, the adventure. 2017 has settled in rather quickly. Goodness, we’re about ready to cross off two […]


When Our Good Intentions Are Gone By Noon 8

I know how it goes. We start our day with good intentions. Good intentions of great endeavors, activities, and attitudes. We wake up planning that today will be the day. Today is the day things will be different. Today I will read my devotional and spend some time talking with God. This is the day […]