I’ve been thinking a lot about why I do certain things, why I say certain things, and why I believe certain things? Here are some questions to ask yourself: Why do I live each day? Why do I care about others?Why do I love others?Why do I work hard? Why do I make plans?Why do … Continue reading What is Your Why?
Okay, I can't wait-- I'll open up with the good news...but that means there is not-so-good news.
Passion fruit vines are due for good trimmings in early spring (this message comes after spring has left). Pruning makes for a better flower and fruit yield. Remove the old and dead makes way for the young and new growth! I spent several hours over a weekend pruning passion vines with my grandpa. I couldn’t … Continue reading Who the Vinedresser Is
I have an odd habit of counting as I walk up stairs. I'm not counting each stair, I'm not counting time, I'm just counting. Can't tell you why, I just do, so don't worry if you hear whispers as I climb stairs. I may be a little weird but I am okay... When I take … Continue reading A Plight of Stairs
Reveal: In this very spirit of doing more and giving more, I wanted to share a gift with all of you.
Claus probably doesn't know that he's become the ever-distracting secular Santa. In that crack of lenience, I do find part of his story inspiring.
Does life feel dull? You are going through the motions, nothing exciting is happening, so you're just waiting for something really good or really bad to happen. Your relationships, your job, your hobbies, even your walk with God feel very still. Life's so still, it's stale! The plateaus have a way of churning unrest in … Continue reading Hit That Reset Button
Oh, how I needed this day to come. Summer ripens in August, the heat smothers you, the rain changes its patterns and becomes more unpredictable. You can count on it making its daily appearance but the routine of days before is crumbling. No more sun until 3pm and showers at 4pm. Around this point of … Continue reading August First
They say that the Bible is a mirror because it shows us exactly who we are. So, I encourage you to take it up and start fixing that outward presentation.
At times, I can't wrap my head around Love. Still, I try. I did a few kind things for people quietly today. Shhh, the details don't matter more than the obedience. This little painting was me loving the girl in me who wants to run away when life feels heavy. The cute part about this … Continue reading Is it Love?