Spiritual/Life-changing Lessons Category

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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Just My View

If you live in America and had access to a tv yesterday, then you at least caught a glimpse of the televised hearing that took place involving Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford. Never. in. my. life. have I cared about what’s happening in our nation as much as I do now. I […]

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Six Tips for that Perfect Marriage

  If you’re single or have been married for less than 5 years, here are some good tips for you if you’re wanting a perfect marriage. JUST kidding. Those don’t exist, so if you truly believe you have one or are going to have one – you’re only setting yourself up for failure. What I […]

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Fall-ing in love with change

  One thing that I’ve missed since we moved to Florida is the change in seasons. This one has always been my favorite. You never know what colors you’ll see.Here’s some of my favorites from the last few years when we lived in Indiana.

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Worry

Is there something you are stressing out about today? Your kids? Finances? Your health? I think we all have something that adds about 100 plus pounds of pressure on our shoulders. Maybe that’s why I’ve been gaining weight? ūüėČ Couldn’t have been all those extra sweets I was stuffing in my mouth this week! I […]

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Do you want a trophy or do you want the truth?

Don’t you just love it when you hear a conversation that doesn’t involve you, but it stays with you for a long time?¬†¬†There were three eleven(ish)¬†year old boys who were having ¬†swimming races across the pool. One of the boys would pretty much throw a fit every time because he never won. Before their last […]

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It’s My Birthday – I Can Count If I Want To

Fifty-nine years ago today, a baby girl was born.   She was born to two people who were young and in love. When she was little, she learned that you don’t always get what you want, like when her parents would slap her hands when she would reach for the hot stove. Her Heavenly Father […]

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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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P.S. I Love You

  I’m one of those people who tends to hold things in. I’ve worked on this lately – especially the past 6 or so years. I’m improving, but I still struggle with it. There’s nothing worse than that moment when you feel those emotions surface when you least expect them to…. and then they explode […]

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