Happy Contentment-ing Day!

New flooring, an updated master bath, and fresh carpet in the bedrooms.  These are a few of the things listed on our "Goal" sheet which is hanging on my refrigerator as I write this.  These aren't "needs", they are "wants".  There is a difference.  As I watch TV shows where families are house hunting, I… Continue reading Happy Contentment-ing Day!


Your Story Matters

I thought this fortune was going to be a great catalyst to talk about work place conversation.  I was going to talk about how I love to hear other people's' stories.  How encouraged I get when someone shares a part of their life with me.  Giving me an opportunity to identify with them, to laugh,… Continue reading Your Story Matters

Repairing Relationships…Life Lessons From a Contractor

My husband works in the construction industry.  He is often called to homes where the passing of time and weather have caused damage to the woodwork.  "Can you repair the rotten wood?" homeowners will ask. Truth is, rotten wood cannot be repaired.  It is too damaged.  Discolored.  Soft.  It no longer serves it's purpose and if… Continue reading Repairing Relationships…Life Lessons From a Contractor

Build A Fire and They Will Come

“In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” Matthew 5:16 I’ve read this scripture many times over the years.  It’s pretty popular.  In my mind, I always pictured someone…me…holding a flashlight.  Then, my brain would envision those guys at airports who use light… Continue reading Build A Fire and They Will Come