A collection of thoughts, stories, and musings on life, while I journey towards heaven.
The Miriam-Webster dictionary defines Encouragement in three ways: a. to inspire with courage, spirit, or hope b. to attempt to persuade to spur on to give help or patronage to When was the last time you felt encouraged? What brought about that feeling? Chances are, it was probably someone who said something positive or uplifting to you or did … Continue reading A (Harsher) Word On Encouragement
It’s springtime here. And it’s beautiful. We moved last September to a tiny, hamlet-style town just 20 minutes from the city. We love our new home…and neighbourhood. I have absolutely no green-thumb, but my yards are completely (and meticulously) landscaped (from the previous owners). Each time I bring the children outside to play, I’m constantly … Continue reading Forgiveness – The Unexpected Gift of Freedom
I must have only been 10 or 11, but I clearly remember sitting on the floor of a friend’s van (we could do that 20 years ago if the seat belts were all occupied) and one of the children wouldn’t stop crying. I didn’t get it. We had just left his cousin’s house, not far … Continue reading Minivans, Vomit, and Frozen – What They Taught Me About Fear
My husband and I LOVE watching movies together. We started dating when we were both attending the same college, which happened to be located in a very small town. This meant that there was never much to do, except “get into trouble”…or watch movies. Brent was one of the lucky students on campus who owned … Continue reading Fifty Shades Lighter