Christmas 2021 is almost upon us. Where has this year gone? Everything seems like one big blur and yet, as I reflect, I am more aware this Christmas than ever before of God's amazing blessings in my life. He truly is "the reason for the season". This season I have found myself reminiscing about former [...]
After being gone from home for over a month I can honestly say, "There is no place like home." It's not really about the great view from the window of my home but a sense of peace and contentedness. The change I want to talk about today isn't so much visual, it has to do [...]
Finding purpose and joy in this season of life.
Choosing a word, one word, to describe what I am anticipating for this new year is not an easy thing to do....usually. But this year it came to me in such a simple way that I couldn't ignore it. Change is always challenging and these last four years have been all about navigating a lot [...]
Fall (Autumn) is upon us. Summer of 2018 is gone. Here in Florida the leaves don't change and even though it might look colder outside because it is raining, it is still hot and humid. Our Fall is our hurricane season and it was one year ago that we lived through Hurricane Irma. Every hurricane [...]
Last month was pretty crazy. There were days when I had a really hard time seeing any good that could possibly come out of quitting a job I had begun only three months before. I mean, what had I been thinking when I said "yes" to working again? I am the kind of person who [...]
I am in Lincoln, NE this week where I lived for 25 years and where my daughter and son-in-law and their 8 children live now and also where my 90-year-old mom decided to settle for her final years. So, even though I moved from Lincoln to South Florida 4 years ago, I find myself back [...]
In this season one of the most rewarding experiences I have had is the one of becoming NANA! Below are ten of my rewards. I remember when Judah was born 14 years ago. He was our first. I had no idea how exciting it would be to have a grandchild. He could do no wrong!! [...]