When Forgiveness Doesn’t Come Easy, Can You Forget?

When Forgiveness Doesn’t Come Easy I feel terrible about something that I just need to get off my chest. I am finding it very difficult to forgive certain people. These people and their children hurt my daughter and me years ago. I know, years ago, right? I try to forgive, but then something seems to […]

Extending Yourself Grace When Life is Unraveling

Extending Yourself Grace Extending yourself grace can be so difficult when all we continue to do is raise our expectations. We can be so very hard on ourselves when we feel we have fallen short. In this instance, grace does not mean bowing your head in prayer, but saying “It’s okay”. We make mistakes, we […]

5 Poignant Life Quotes for a Good Dose of Inspiration

Poignant Life Quotes Whether you feel stuck or just need a good dose of inspiration from great minds, these poignant life quotes should do the trick. I like this quote from Elvis because, honestly, I forget how precious each day is that we have in life. Be intentional with how you live your life each […]

Embracing Life’s Challenges with Grace #ThankfulThursday

Embracing Life’s Challenges Tuesday started off just like any other ordinary weekday. That was, until my kids came home from school and a fairly traumatic event occurred. I’m pretty sure I lost 10 years of my life, but I’m learning that embracing life’s challenges makes it so much less stressful! lesjbohlen / Pixabay Normally my […]

Tips to Make Your Mondays Great – Monday Motivation

Tips to Make Your Mondays Great Mondays… Why are they so dang hard? If you’re like most people, you start dreading them on Sunday when the realization hits that the weekend is almost over. For me, I don’t necessarily dread Monday’s. The kids go back to school and I get to work on my blog. […]

Midweek Inspirational Quotes for Wednesday Wisdom

Midweek Inspirational Quotes Life is messy, right? We go through highs and lows, and the lows feel really long. This year, I am embracing the lows. I’m learning through them, I’m trusting in God, and I am not giving up. That being said, since it is mid-week, our resolve starts to fad. Therefore, I am […]

Our Christmas Eve Story Resembled A Christmas Story

Our Christmas Eve Story Have you ever had one of those moments when your life resembled a movie? That was our Christmas Eve story this year. It somewhat resembled the movie “A Christmas Story”. We were all praying for a White Christmas, and our prayers were fulfilled on Christmas Eve. As we were planning to […]

Unique Holiday Gifts to Make Your Spirits Bright at Etsy 2017

Are you the type of person who likes to shop for unique holiday gifts? If you haven’t heard of Etsy, you’re in for a real treat. All of the “shops” there are created by people who offer handmade items, which can make some great unique holiday gifts! For example, my Etsy shop offers handmade paper […]

ADHD Friendly Sports: High Intensity Sports for Kids and Adults

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, also known as ADHD, is associated with the inability to concentrate and focus. This makes following directions a real issue. Playing and participating in a sport or being on a team may, therefore, become problematic. However, there are some ADHD friendly sports and activities that can be beneficial. ADHD Friendly Sports […]

No Dirty Dishes Day Celebration – Today: May 18, 2017

Are you one who allows the dishes to pile up in the sink? Here’s the day to forego that habit – it’s No Dirty Dishes Day! No Dirty Dishes Day How do you celebrate this day? There are a couple ways to not have any dirty dishes – eat out or have a BBQ using paper […]