Sometimes My Words Get In The Way

"Just keep your mouth shut." This has been my mantra to myself in this season of my life.  I've never been accused (by an adult) of using all the words or babbling excessively or writing something in 800 words that could really be written in 200, but...the older I get...I seem to be getting a… Continue reading Sometimes My Words Get In The Way

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Your Time Is Now

I was in the nail salon a few weeks ago.  Often times there is a language barrier between me and the nail technician and this time was no different. But, she wanted to talk, and so talk we did. As the flat screen T.V. played in the background, news reports were being aired of another… Continue reading Your Time Is Now

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

You Don’t Know My Story

Recently, we took a trip to the Gulf to relax and fish for a few days.  Looking back at my pictures, I ran across this one. I couldn’t remember if it was a sunrise or a sunset.  I had to think back to where I took the picture and what I was doing at the… Continue reading You Don’t Know My Story