My handy Chick-fil-A wipes reminded me how I need to clean up my act. There’s a lot of talk about cleansing these days. I totally support cleaning up our eating and lifestyle habits, but I’m wondering about cleansing the heart. Since I’m a Type A Lady with a lot of muck in my life, I’m … Continue reading Six Ways to Keep it Clean
-A great big shout out to Chick-fil-A for helping me keep it clean while camping! I talked to you about tent camping Joshua Tree National Park. No running water. Dusty. Cold. We climbed the dirt trail, rocks rolling beneath our feet, dust flying. Boulders sprawled all around us. Huge monoliths leaned in and looked like … Continue reading Fun Friday: Keepin it clean!
Perspective- I visited my mom over the weekend. Mom has lived more than 60 years in the house where I grew up. Her neighborhood is beautiful, albeit a bit worn and sagging. I love to come home. I’m a little frustrated with the house across the street from my mother, however. While she carefully keeps … Continue reading Monday Moods: Perspective
I’m my own biggest joy-robber. I forget I’ve got joy inside me. Joy’s an inside job. It comes, free of charge, when we embrace the awesome love of Jesus. Nothing can take it away. But I forget. Good thing the Joshua Tree reminds me of joy, hope and strength. I’m glad they haven’t changed the … Continue reading Monday Moods: Choose JOY!
Any time the word “trip” is accompanied by the word “adventure”, I should be wary. Other keywords to watch out for are: -no water -no showers -no electric We are in the middle of Joshua Tree National Park. Here is my list of what everyone should take camping: 1. Long underwear. Eventually, it will become … Continue reading Fun Friday: Type A Travel (List)
I’m messy. I’m tired. I’m grateful. I’m done. As I painted my daughter’s room, I started getting depressed. - Why am I covering up my kid’s life? - Just because clouds and glowing stars are scratched and marred, does that mean I have to clean it up? I sighed. Help me out, God. “Be grateful.” … Continue reading Pause to Paint: I’m done!
Do you do things day after day which drive you crazy? OR have your days become so dreary and monotonous you want to escape? Enter: Painting: Day 6. I am NOT done. Maybe you haul off to a job, sit at a desk, make business deals, wipe runny noses, diaper babies, soothe criers, calm teenagers and … Continue reading Painting: Day 6. I am NOT done!