Earlier this week, I sat curled up in a chair thumbing through my phone, Googling something I never thought I would Google. “How to write an obituary”. Search. I was sitting in the hospital room where my husband’s grandmother was lying, slowly waiting for the end of her life. She was 88 years old, and… Continue reading What Nana Would Say
Challenges seem to be a trend in our culture. Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of #drop_your_(car,truck, significant other, age)_challenge. Those pictures have been flooding social media! Hallie several years ago told me that she was out to conquer the 3 AM challenge, which, as you might guess, involves staying up until 3 AM. She… Continue reading #5Days5Cs: A New Kind of Challenge
A quick rundown of how to work a personal daily inventory.
This past weekend was incredibly special, as Hallie, our nine year old, was baptized! She had asked Jesus to save her back in the spring, but then COVID 19 came on the scene and temporarily shut down churches to in person services. But as some normalcy was returning, it was time to follow through with… Continue reading A Social Distancing Baptism: Evidence of God’s Grace In Any Circumstance
Joy. It’s that thing we all long for but sometimes seems so elusive. We all know that person who’s got “the joy joy joy joy down in their heart. Where? Down in their heart to stay.” And we look at that person and wonder how they are able to handle all that the world throws… Continue reading Healthy Habits: Daily Exercises to Cultivate Joy