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Do You Find It Hard to Choose Joy or Make Time to Explore What Gives You Joy? Advent Joy #CoffeeBreakForYourSoul

By On December 18, 2017

Maya Angelou said, “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer; it sings because it has a song.” What is the new song of God wants to you sing? Could joy… Read More


Advent: Letting Go of Your Grip To Blossom With God’s Peace (Guest Emily Freeman) #CoffeeBreakForYourSoul

By On December 12, 2017

Author Henri Nouwen shares “Many voices ask for our attention. There is a voice that says, ‘Prove that you are a good person.’ …’Nobody really cares about you,’ and one that says, ‘Be… Read More


When I Was Struggling With Panic Attacks: What I Learned

By On December 6, 2017

“When God is going to do something wonderful, He always starts with a hardship; when God is going to do something amazing, He starts with an impossibility.” Anne Lamott I love this… Read More


Advent Spark Hope: Sing Your Song Instead of Letting Stress Steal Your Spark (Guest Kristen Welch) #CoffeeBreakForYourSoul

By On December 4, 2017

Billie Holiday said, “If I’m going to sing like someone else, then I don’t need to sing at all.” Mary, after news of Jesus’ birth, broke into song too! “He has put… Read More


5 Ways to Remember Father’s Day Even If You Don’t Have Dad

By On June 18, 2015

{my images are free goodies for you to enjoy & share.} Is Father’s Day worth remembering when you don’t have a daddy? Since my daddy left when I was five, I’ve never… Read More


Writing My Father’s Day Card Without A Daddy

By On June 16, 2011

It still feels surreal to buy a Father’s Day card.  Considering I never bought one before I became a mom and you, a dad. I was the same age as TJ when… Read More


Why Daddies Are Worth Remembering — Even If You Don’t Have One

By On June 18, 2010

“He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.” ~ Clarence Budington Kelland Is Father’s Day worth remembering when you don’t have a daddy? Since… Read More


Lemonade Dreams: Taking a Sip of Patience

By On February 9, 2010

“I have spread my dreams under your feet. Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.” ~ W.B. Yeats Do you remember the first time you made lemonade? When I was a… Read More


Muffins In A Mailbox: Destiny and Delays

By On October 19, 2009

Grocery shopping with a three year old toddler and a seven month old baby can get tricky. With a twenty-pound CJ strapped in a baby carrier on me, I push a fidgety… Read More


No Boiled Egg Birthdays, Please

By On September 1, 2009

Celebrating birthdays is pretty important to me, given my childhood ones weren’t the best.  Now, with a family of my own, I relish making birthdays special. Munching on ham and cheese toddler… Read More


The Goonies, Pirates, God and Me

By On August 17, 2009

The world loves to whisper lies about us, in an attempt to push us over to the sidelines. God says we are precious, the center of His attention. Have you ever been… Read More


Book Review: A Pediatrician’s Wonder of Childbirth

By On August 12, 2009

Hubby has been an eye witness to the births of both of our boys.  But, if I ask him exactly what did he see, a painful grimace washes over his handsome face. … Read More

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