Are you home alone?

I don’t care what people say to make themselves feel better about being alone. It’s lonely. Not only did God make us to be in community, he also created us to love and be loved. That’s just the way it is. There's a difference between being alone and being lonely. As Audrey Hepburn said: “I … Continue reading Are you home alone?

TOO MUCH!

“A simple life is not seeing how little we can get by with—that’s poverty—but how efficiently we can put first things first. . .  When you’re clear about your purpose and your priorities, you can painlessly discard whatever does not support these, whether it’s clutter in your cabinets or commitments on your calendar. (148)” – … Continue reading TOO MUCH!

Warrior status has been confirmed…

“It seemed as if the longer she lived, the more was taken from her. Not gradually, as old age fell into the inevitable, but lobbed off in great chunks, the healthy branches sacrificed along with the frail.” Shelly Noble, Beach Colors I look down at the great chunks of my life that have lobbed off … Continue reading Warrior status has been confirmed…

Tell your heart that…

“Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second's encounter with God and with eternity.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist How many of you have read … Continue reading Tell your heart that…

The “WEIGHT” of it all…

I’m having an “I’m sick of it all” weekend…in more ways than one. I’m once again sicker thank sick, and I’m also “sick of” the quality of my life sucking. I’m sorry, but it’s the truth. I’m in the habit of counting my blessings and thanking God for all the positives in my life.  I … Continue reading The “WEIGHT” of it all…

It’s that time of year again…

“Never underestimate the power of a woman With a newspaper, A map, And a wallet full of small bills On a Saturday morning.” - ? Well, it’s that time of year again! Time to get all the crap out of our house and set up shop for our garage/yard. Momma always said, “One mans trash … Continue reading It’s that time of year again…