I just can’t seem to find words to write.  I’m weary.  Battle weary.  Tired.  Worn out.  Confused.  Hurt.  In the middle of situations we never thought we’d find ourselves in. I have tried writing a Five Minute Friday post for the past 2 weeks. ...

Surrender…My Rights Are Not THAT Important.

Wouldn’t you know, I changed my word.  I’ve left the original post on “kind” below the addition to the post on the word that I believe better resonates with where I believe God is leading me this year.  Maybe even last year, because when we...

Now is the Time for Being Exuberant!

Linking up with Kate and the gang for the last Five Minute Friday of the year. The word is “now” This nativity sits on our piano.  It was made by my Aunt many years ago and is one of the joys of my life as it brings back many great family memories every...

Count it All Joy; Hard Stuff

Finding the joy in trials can be hard can’t it? As I look around me, I see hurting people.  I, in fact, am one of those hurting.  But others have trials that are larger, that are greater, and yet we all struggle.  Dying marriages, single parenthood looming. ...

Life Lessons and What I Crave

Anyone that’s read me for any length of time knows that I don’t slink around tough issues.  I speak real, whether it’s about myself or about things I see around me.  Today is no different. A few weeks ago, my family and I went through what I imagine...

” …We Shall Never Surrender”

The title above: “…we shall never surrender” are the three final words from a  Winston Churchill quote penned for a speech given in 1940 during the Battle of France.  But sometimes in the course of human events, one must surrender.  One must give...

It’s Been Quite the Journey

We’ve been on quite the journey the last few weeks.  We have left the church we’d been a part of for more than 8 years.  Sadly, we didn’t go willingly, but when you stand up for what’s right and true and just sometimes you’re the one that...

“To Be White is to be Racist”

Forgive me for being a bit peeved, but I just read an article about a Norman Oklahoma teacher that made the statement that, “to be white is to be racist” WHAT???????????????  I hope it’s more than ONE student that is incensed! So going to the other...

A Bit of Fun in the Mail

Yesterday in our mailbox was a bright yellow envelope addressed to Tabitha from a person’s who’s name we didn’t recognize…hmmm…. Oh yes! We submitted a claim to Samaritans for some stomach issues she’s been having.  This envelope...

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