Category Archives: priorities

2-0-1-7






Two weeks into a new year, and I am still struggling to say it or write it: 2017. Wowwww. I’ve had some serious life changes in the past year. TWO of our adult children have moved out of the house, … Continue reading




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An “Alternative” Perspective for Moms






My social media news feeds have been buzzing about Olympian freestyle skier & medalist David Wise and his devout Christian faith…otherwise known as an “alternative lifestyle.” I agree the news reporter’s description is a bit alarming at first read, but … Continue reading




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Unmaintained.






Half of our front yard has been a mess for quite awhile. Besides having dead grass, our Live Oak has kind of taken on a life of its own. Last week marked the third time its roots had invaded our … Continue reading




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Blog-Walking Season






I love to write. I love to journal & communicate. I love God talk & meaningful faith conversation. Blogging has always been such a great outlet for me, an extra way to process & sort out life. And if it … Continue reading




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Pen-to-Rest






My pen may catch your interest here or it may not…the rest is between my Savior and me.




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Silent Listen






My youngest daughter recently reminded me that “Silent” and “Listen” have the exact same letters in them. Then she added that they must be meant for Christmas, because “Tinsel” has the same letters too. 😉 I thought that was so … Continue reading




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Good, Better, Best Put to the Test






I was looking out the balcony of our hotel room while on vacation several years ago. Draped on top of the ornate metal railing was a beautiful rectangular planter of reddish orange flowers. I was easily distracted by them, especially … Continue reading




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Focusing on God’s Discretion for 2011






I’m back from my blogging and social media break, though I couldn’t put the brakes on family life. It was at top speed, but in a good way mostly. As I’ve spent the last few weeks brainstorming and praying over … Continue reading




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