Enjoying Life

This past Sunday, I gave my kids at church 10 minutes to write down the things that they were thankful or grateful for.  I also participated in the exercise.  Afterwards, we all shared our answers with the class and it was refreshing to not only hear them express gratitude forRead More

These past few weeks as I poured time into completing my first online course, I realized that one of the reasons it had taken me so long to finish it, was because I was trying to make it “perfect”.  Then God spoke to me through various means – a friend,Read More

Thanking God today because I’m alive, have an awesome relationship with God, and am at a place in my life where I can truly say I have found peace.  The storms still rage on in everyday life all around me, but in the midst of it all, I am blessedRead More

Whether it’s those first few quiet minutes of your day when you first wake up, or that 15 minute walk you take on your break at work, or your favorite latte, or listening to your song of the week on the radio, giving your child a huge hug, texting aRead More

I’m learning to do more of the things that bring me joy.  Not things that others enjoy or think I should enjoy, do or try, but the things that genuinely bring joy to my life.  It’s funny how people call you names or stereotype you if you don’t participate inRead More

“Be joyful always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” – I Thessalonians 5:16-18 Life may genuinely suck for you right now or at least it sure seems that way.  But I’m learning that even on the worst of daysRead More