I’m pretty good at covering up. You wouldn’t know to look at me, but sometimes. I’m an Undercover Christian. Oh, sure. I’m good at churchy stuff and Christian bloggy stuff and singin for Jesus stuff, but, in certain places, my faith goes undercover. Take, for example, a teeth-gritting, jaw-setting, in-your-face interaction with my hubby today. … Continue reading Friday Fun: Undercover Christian or Laurie the Spy
Laurie’s Beauty Tips (Haha!) I slept on my face again, smashed into the pillow. I went to bed in the mandatory beauty sleeping position: on my back. My face was slathered with a night cream which promised to dissolve pesky wrinkles. By morning, I was scrunched into my pillow case which absorbed the cream and … Continue reading Laurie’s Beauty Tips (haha!)
A Big Shout Out to Moms! Hey, Moms! Thank you for hanging in there! Please remember that every mundane task, every irritating interruption, every chaotic crisis is a high and holy calling! You may not feel angelic as you wipe up another spill, wait up another night, put up with another complaint, and hold up … Continue reading Laurie’s big shout-out to moms!
How in the world did I become a NUN? It's been ten years. I haven't danced a dance, tapped a toe, or sung a show tune for quite some time. (Unless you count those times in the basement when my kids weren't looking.) I decided to audition for Sister Act. My heart racing, I belted … Continue reading Fun Friday: My life as a nun
Boy, do I want to avoid procrastinating! This knocks me off my path! I’m so afraid sometimes, I put off making decisions. It’s time to bring on the Ps (Procrastination Pointers)! Four steps to make a decision (Procrastination Pointers) ___1. Pause - Be still and know that I am God. - Psalm 46:10 ___2. Pray … Continue reading Life Lists: Four steps to make a decision
Oh, Aunt Dilly! You make me so mad! I made my decision. Now you’re needling me -Stop talking to me! Be quiet, for Heavens sake! Do you have an Aunt Dilly? Don’t start searching your family tree. Aunt Dilly is the still, small voice in the back of your head which makes you doubt your decisions. … Continue reading Monday Moods: Aunt Dilly
Swamp People (or camping Florida) -Did I mention Type A Travel is far from glamorous? Brad and I pull our pickup into the dirt opening. Immediately, Brad starts scraping his boot across the mud and sand, clearing a tent area. He drops to his knees (lifting a cloud of sand and broken shell) and spreads … Continue reading Type A Travels: Swamp People