How is it already the middle of February? With all my trips for work and living life, it has been difficult to keep organized the last 2 months. I am ready for a break just to stop for a second. I find that in my hecticness (not a word, but going to use it) of … Continue reading How is it already time for Lent?
Philippians 3:12-16 Not that I have already obtained it or have already become perfect, but I press on so that I may lay hold of that for which also I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus. Brethren, I do not regard myself as having laid hold of it yet; but one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize … Continue reading Putting the past behind and pressing on
Life does not go as you would always expect. Life happens, plans change, people change, and nothing seems to stay the same... and yet, somethings never change. As a teacher, school has begun. It is busy as always, getting everything in order and back into a routine. This year, for me, however, has been a … Continue reading A Life Interrupted and encouraged
“And who knows but that you have come to royal position for such a time as this?” Esther 4:14 Happiness, Joy, being positive, seeing the "glass half full".... it is all a choice. As I look through my social media feeds and the news, listen to people talk/post on their page or account (aka, complain), … Continue reading The grass is always greener….It’s a Choice…
Have you ever been driving in a rain storm…. the kind of storm where it is raining so hard you can barely see. You should probably pull over and wait, but there isn’t really a good place to do that, so you slowly keep going. And as you keep going, you see on the side of … Continue reading The storm before the calm… or the chaos
If you really get to know me, something you will figure out is that I like to give and I like to serve. Sometimes it is my biggest strength, as well as my biggest weakness... But I make no excuses for being myself. If I believe in a cause or ministry, I will do what … Continue reading Gut check: What’s my Motivation?
As Summer begins, I am taking time just to set goals for the next 6 weeks and as I have, I am revisiting this..... 5 things Written in March, but Response written today. Have I been successful since March in these areas? Somedays... maybe... but most days, probably not. Good thing I am a work … Continue reading Working on Life
So... we as humans don't always make wise decisions in our words, actions, thoughts, etc... We all fall or struggle at some point and give into temptation. We all have weaknesses. But thankfully when we are weak, HE is strong. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is … Continue reading Thank goodness for Grace
Let your speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each person. Colossians 4:6 Ok... so your opinion matters. I tell my students that unless you can back up your opinion with fact, it does not matter, which is true to a point. … Continue reading Your Opinion Doesn’t Matter….
Grief is a funny thing. Everyone handles it differently. I come from a long line of tenderhearted people.... as "Truvy" says in "Steel Magnolia's" .... "No one cries alone in my presence." This is especially true when we are experiencing the same time of grief. It is never easy to lose someone you love. … Continue reading Time and No Regrets