Inspiration Category

Lessons from a toddler

Have you ever been caught off guard and discovered that someone was either hurt, influenced, or inspired by something you did or said? God certainly has a way of revealing lessons in the most subtle way. I just got back to Florida after spending a few days in Minnesota. I went from 89 degree weather […]

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Good things come in small packages

There’s nothing better than that moment when you experience the unexpected – the kind that makes you laugh and forget about everything that’s dragging you down. We were talking to our son, daughter in law, and two-year-old granddaughter yesterday. Can I just say – I love and appreciate modern technology? We live several states away […]

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What Are You Missing?

Do you sit back after experiencing a frustrating day and think, ‘Man, I’m glad that’s over! I need something to drink or eat. Stat!’, or do you analyze it to try to figure out why it happened and how it taught you something? I’m a little of both. I had one of those frustrating days. […]

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You Were Born to Stand Out

It’s girls night out. Mid afternoon you finally call your best friend to see what she’s wearing tonight because you have no idea what to wear. You don’t have a lot to choose from, but you don’t want to wear a dress when everyone else is wearing jeans. Or, you were thinking about wearing shorts, […]

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Stop What You’re Doing

If you’ve ever suffered physically in some way from the heat, then you will be able to relate to this experience. You will most likely remember your details like it was yesterday because it’s scary, a bit embarrassing, and a good reminder to be prepared when you’re out in 90 degree temps. My husband and […]

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What Makes You Smile?

“Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning: great is your faithfulness. I say to myself. “The Lord is my portion; therefore I will wait for him.” ~Lamentations 3:22-24 I came downstairs to look for my husband, and since I couldn’t find him […]

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What Catches Your Eye?

If you like taking pictures like I do, then you most likely have a fave. Would it be sunsets, sunrises, mountains, oceans, or are you more drawn to taking pictures of people? I have to say that there is something magical about stumbling upon a moment and you happen to have a camera or phone […]

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What Season Are You In?

  “ Be ready in season and out of season.” ~ 2 Timothy 4:2 Isn’t it funny how sometimes when you read something, you find yourself having  to reread it (maybe more than once) because the words just don’t soak in? Then there are those times when you pick up something to read and you’re totally […]

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To Serve or Not to Serve – That is the Question

  How often do we make up excuses when asked for help? Sometimes we don’t even give it a second thought because we love that person and jump at the opportunity – even though it’s something we don’t want to do. What about those people/groups/ministries we don’t know? Sometimes  we say no – maybe because […]

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Oh My Soul

“I can’t remember exactly the first time your soul whispered to mine, but I know you woke it, and it has never slept since.” – JmStorm   First love. When a child wraps their arms around your neck. When a complete stranger tells you their story. When you and a friend shed tears after losing […]

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