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Grams is gonna be ok…………..

For those of you who have been praying, I wanted to give you a short update before I post today's Tasty Tuesday article, because 1.the pictures are simply hilarious, and  2. I know you have been praying for her and would like to know she is ok...   First of all, if any of you [...]

By | October 17th, 2013|Encourage Me, Faith, Strengthen Me|Comments Off on Grams is gonna be ok…………..

Thoughtful Thursday—–Standing for Light in the Dark Places

Good Day to you, everyone. Today I just wanted to point out something that really, really struck me yesterday that was forwarded to me, and then came up on social media. Meet Tanner. Click here to write a message of support to Tanner pray for this young man too--picture source For those of you who [...]

By | September 26th, 2013|Encourage Me, Faith, Strengthen Me, Words For Teens|1 Comment

Facing Your Giants—Never say “Can’t” (part Two)

Good Morning, everyone. I wanted to continue the story for the many of you who are waiting to hear how everything went. I want you to understand that this whole process is highly emotional for us, as her parents. No parent likes to see their child suffer, or go through pain. No parent likes to [...]

By | September 25th, 2013|Encourage Me, Faith, Strengthen Me|10 Comments

Facing Your Giants……..Part One: Our Shining Light in the Darkness of Life…

Good morning. This morning I can not believe that I am sitting here, in my own dining room, typing out this post to be shared with so many of you. At the very least I expected to be trying to figure out how to post updates via my phone from a different location while we [...]

By | September 24th, 2013|Encourage Me, Faith, Strengthen Me|6 Comments

Just keep Swimming……….

What a week it has been.   I am tired. I am sad. I am struggling. You know me, dear readers. When I drop off the face of the earth for a couple days it is because life has swept me up in a crazy dance or something else has consumed my time for a [...]

By | September 19th, 2013|Faith, Strengthen Me|8 Comments

The Principle of One Thing At A Time…….otherwise known as 52 new things accomplished in one year. :)

    It happened again.     I received a lovely email this last week, graciously praising me over the many things this person learned from sitting down and reading the blog this week, getting caught up in reading back posts, writing down a zillion things........and then came the end of the letter. "But I [...]

By | September 12th, 2013|Challenge Me, Encourage Me, Faith, Strengthen Me|5 Comments

Ten Ways a Mom Makes a Home—from the Sweet to the NOT-So-Sweet…

Hi Everyone!   A little late in putting up the post today due to technical issues, but you all will understand. In bouncing off of the Handy Hubby's idea from yesterday,  about how a man makes a home.. .I just thought I would share my top ten ways a mom makes a home around here.....tongue [...]

By | August 21st, 2013|Adoption, Challenge Me, Encourage Me, Faith, Strengthen Me|Comments Off on Ten Ways a Mom Makes a Home—from the Sweet to the NOT-So-Sweet…

Glimpses from The Welcoming House

Good morning everyone! What a wonderful Monday morning this is, right? Today I just thought I would share little snippets of my life here with you, and perhaps give some of you a picture of the things that are the most important to me in my life.   I know sometimes that seeing the person [...]

By | August 19th, 2013|Encourage Me, Faith, Strengthen Me|Comments Off on Glimpses from The Welcoming House

5 Days, 5 Skills To a Welcoming House Life…Day Five: Never. Lose. Hope.

Good Morning to ya! I am so happy to see that it is Friday, y'all, because that means  I am less than 24 hours to having the first time alone with my husband in a hotel in over 13 years.Now to many of you that may sound crazy, but to these two crazy parents, we [...]

By | August 16th, 2013|Challenge Me, Encourage Me, Faith, Strengthen Me|4 Comments

5 days, 5 skills…Day Four: Money Isn’t All its Cracked up to Be…

Good morning, everyone!Can I just say how much I love my readers? You guys rock.  I have had such wonderful feedback, personal stories and emails, comments from people that this week has really touched, and I just want to thank you. As I have shared, being transparent is not easy for me. However, this week [...]

By | August 15th, 2013|Challenge Me, Encourage Me, Faith, Strengthen Me|4 Comments