11 years

This is me and my husband on the day we got married . . . January 8, 2005.  Today we celebrate 11 years together. We knew each other for 3 years before we even went out on our first date. We got engaged on our second date. When you know something is right, you just … Continue reading 11 years

A birthday gift from God

Today is my birthday.  At 4:20 this afternoon I will officially be 39 years old.  I am not stressing over my age.  In my opinion age is a state of mind.  Physically I may be be 39 years old, but mentally I am much younger.  I am young at heart and always hope to remain … Continue reading A birthday gift from God

30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 18 – Your Favorite Color and Why

Roy G. Biv.  That's an acronym all children are taught to remember all the colors of the rainbow.  Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet. Most people, from that prismatic acronym, have one color that they favor over all the others.  Some like the power of red, the happiness of yellow, the calm of blue, … Continue reading 30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 18 – Your Favorite Color and Why

30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 15 – 3 Pet Peeves

Everybody has pet peeves, things that just drive them crazy.  Things that make them gnash their teeth and want to say curse words.  Nobody can say that they are without pet peeves.  There are just things about life that we just like the way that we like them, and we would be a lot happier … Continue reading 30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 15 – 3 Pet Peeves

What he has taught me

Friend:  noun 1. a person attached to another by feelings of affection or personal regard. 2. a person who gives assistance; patron; supporter 3. a person who is on good terms with another; a person who is not hostile (courtesy of dictionary.reference.com) Those rather generic definitions don't quite define what a friend is.  They don't … Continue reading What he has taught me

30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 14 – Your Life In 7 Years

When you were a kid what did you want to be when you grew up?  Did you want to be a doctor, teacher, police officer, firefighter, or in the military? What about when you were a teenager?  What grand career did you imagine for yourself?  Were you picturing your life would be like?  Married?  Children?  … Continue reading 30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 14 – Your Life In 7 Years

Road To Tomorrow (poem)

Consumed by fear The world, so dark A voice that echoes, alone in a future so stark Reach out for help but nobody is there Drowning, suffocating Fighting for a breath of air Twisting, spinning, turning A frantic, racing heart Closed eyes that can only see that everything is falling apart No hope for tomorrow … Continue reading Road To Tomorrow (poem)

Finding your passion in life

What are you passionate about? Have you ever really given it any thought? What is the one think in this great big world that makes your heart race, that gives you peace and happiness, that makes you tick, that completes you, that makes you who you are? What is the one thing in the world … Continue reading Finding your passion in life

Being taught

It’s glorious and oh-so-amazing to take a moment, look back and see all the little ways God has worked in your life. Whether it is something small or something to turned out to be huge God is always there working on you and working for you. I have always been under the belief that we … Continue reading Being taught


Sometimes it’s difficult to see the way God acts in our own lives. Between the rush to get to work in the morning, the boss who can be a total jerk, long lines at the grocery store, getting housework done and dinner on the table, and helping the kids with their homework it’s very easy … Continue reading Blessings