Maybe you didn’t have the best relationship with your earthly dad. Don’t let that stand in the way of falling into the arms of your heavenly one! This Fathers Day, my prayer is that you honor the Dad who knows you best. He’s right here ready to wrap loving arms around you. Run to Him...and … Continue reading Fun Friday: Fathers Day Trip To The Cabin
We have this treasure in jars of clay to show the all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed, perplexed but not in despair, persecuted but not abandoned, struck down, but not destroyed. -2 Corinthians 4:7-9 I have it memorized. It’s part of my … Continue reading Monday Moods: The Cracked Pot’s Cheer
We planted trees behind the smokehouse long before paths were made. Stones and walkways came next. Then, one sunny day, with my baby toddling at my feet (her fists full of dirt) I poured sand, hauled brick and laid a smokehouse floor to create a playhouse. The Book was the motivator. We wanted a hidden … Continue reading Fun Friday: The Secret Garden
Heading into summer and getting antsy about those summer kids? Don't panic! First of all, take it from an OLD mom : You’ll miss time with your kids once they’re grown. But let’s get practical here. The Type A Lady knows summer’s not all a bed of roses (I have the battle scars to prove it.) … Continue reading Ten Tips for Summer Fun With Kids!
“Interruption” is NOT the blog topic on my planning list this week. Matter of fact, the word “interruption” strikes fear in the heart of any Type A. After all, we have our plans, our lists ... and our expectations. We Type A’s know how things should roll out each day. We feel the weight of … Continue reading Interruption
I remember when we bought this place 100 years ago (ok, maybe 25). My husband and I were spellbound at the thought of owning 120 acres. I planted gardens before our house was built. I carried lilies and iris bulbs gifted to me by my master-gardener neighbor. They went in the ground by the old … Continue reading Fun Friday: The Grumpy Grateful Gardener
Top Five to Thrive OK OK, I know. We’re back to the work week. It can be so discouraging to come off the (semi) relaxed vibe of the weekend and get blasted with a high dose of the daily grind. Take heart! (I love this Bible phrase!) Here’s your .... Top Five to Thrive 1. … Continue reading Monday Moods: Top Five To Thrive