I love this time of year. Now that I’m in Alaska, Christmastime seems more complete because I get to enjoy a white Christmas :-). So, yeah, I know that’s not the best part of Christmas. It’s just icing on the cake. This year in preparation for Christmas, I love that we are reading select passages … More Encounter With an Angel
Have you ever watched the TV show, What Not To Wear? Two fashion stylists help revamp the look of individuals, nominated by their friends, who need some guidance and direction due to their poor choices in wardrobe and appearance. In the opening scene, Stacy London and Clinton Kelly watch the guest explain why various items … More What’s in Your Closet?
Have you ever run a marathon? I never have, and I have no desire to. Running 26.2 miles at one time has never been on my bucket list, so I was pretty surprised when my husband, Ian, told me he wanted to try to run one earlier this year. We decided we would do all … More Eyes on the Prize
A recent sermon really kicked my rear. Listening to it was a mix of good: a desire to do better, enthusiasm to propel me forward, conviction of sin. And bad: realizing I totally missed the boat on that one and…I’m not even sure I want to do better. The sermon pinpointed how I long for … More Live Different.
Last week I had this conversation with one child after they had received two packages of cartoon collector cards several days earlier. Child: “Mom, I really want more of those cards.” Mom: “Didn’t I just buy you some? You have a nice collection now. Besides, it isn’t Christmas or your birthday.” Child: “But I just … More The Secret to Contentment