Praise the Lord Sunday – Obstacles Occur Every Day, But We Are Never Alone!

Ever feel like you have everything planned out, and suddenly a monkey wrench is thrown in and everything is a mess? Me too. In the middle of a family dinner . . .

The Benefits of Physical Labor

It’s finally Saturday and after a long week at work, I look around and there is so much that needs to be done. Where do I start? Laundry, housework, gardening, home improvements . . . and the list goes on and on and on . . .About 20 years ago my husband and I bought our house and began what has been a long list of home improvements. Wanting to save money, we workd side by side completing many of the tasks. When we were tiling our floor, I began . . .

Spread the Love Friday – for the Broken-Hearted

Have you ever had so much intense emotional pain and longing that you were physically ill? It’s a scientific fact that people can actually die from Broken Heart Sydrome or Stress Induced Cardiomyopathy (American Heart Association website). What happens is the heart. . .

Use Your Gifts to Change the World Wednesday – Don’t Be Too Hard on Yourself, Your Gifts Will Always Shine Through!

Have you ever felt like no matter what you did, no one ever noticed the good in you? Have you been falsely accused repeatedly? Have rumors been spread about you that broke your heart? I have felt this way, too. However, today I was reminded by people outside the area where I live that my gifts are noticed. Yours are too! You see, your true nature . . .

Christmas Eve Blessings

This morning I awoke to the sounds of my husbands dressing for work.  I can hardly believe that today is Christmas Eve.  This morning the preparations begin.  Cleaning house and baking. The scents are already dancing in my head.  My children, parents and grandson will be here tomorrow, which warms my heart.  However, tonight is…Read more »

Forgiveness Thursday – Forgive Yourself for Holiday Weight Gain

Holiday treats and parties have sure taken a toll on my waistline.  Over indulgence is a problem for me throughout the year, especially with my low levels of exercise due to Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia. It seems to catch me off guard.  Every day my pants grow a little tighter until one night I have…Read more »