I started putting out Christmas decorations the last few days. I am almost done. I thought I had flowers for a wreath in my living room above my fire place but I cannot find them. I LOVE decorating in general but for Christmas, it just makes my heart happy. Call me materialistic but it's a… Continue reading Sweet Baby Jesus
This weekend I led large group for our Jr. High students. An area, I NEVER EVER in a million gazillion years ever thought I would be apart of. But there was a need and I never pass up an opportunity to talk about God, even if I feel overwhelmed by the task. This weekend we… Continue reading The Good Life
A friend of mine who has recently started attending church again, after a handful of years when she stepped away from church had told me that her son was having a hard time understanding why everyone would celebrate Jesus' death when it's something so sad. Through the eyes of a 7 year old who is… Continue reading Little Minds, Big Questions
Each year around Christmas and Easter, I start to really question 'how things are done'. I'm not even sure what I mean when I say that but what I think I mean is, why does the Catholic Church do this, and why don't we? I didn't receive salvation in 2014 at a Catholic Church but… Continue reading Should Protestant’s Follow Lent?
She needed a hero, so she became one. How many times have you read that on your news feed? How many times have you posted something like that or related to self love, self reliance, inner heroism? I can tell you if I look at my past posts, I can call myself out for several.… Continue reading She Needed A Hero…
It was several years ago that I saw a counselor on a regular basis. I remember she had encouraged me to do things on my own. I spent so much time doing things with my mom and sisters growing up, that I really didn't know myself. I didn't have my own interests because my interests… Continue reading Crazy Small Tables Are A Good Thing
Last week Anna and I popped into Walmart to grab a couple of things. I, of course, had to pep talk and bribe her with m&m's to make sure she knew today was a day she was riding in the cart, not walking. When we walked through the door, I seen a mom, close to… Continue reading Unconditional Love
At this point 2 weeks have passed since the School shooting in Florida and we are seeing a rise in voices like we have never heard before. My voice here is just a drop in the bucket, and if you're like me, you quickly grow blind and numb to the opinions being thrown around by… Continue reading The 4th Component