A Lover of Words

A Lover of Words

I hope everyone enjoyed a wonderful Christmas.  Mine was special – and involved a lot of change…or new things for our family.  New, in a good way.  (New people. New places.  New plans and new traditions.)  Actually, there has been quite a bit of change...
With His Stripes

With His Stripes

Today is the last Five Minute Friday for this year.  Not only has this link-up been a wonderful challenge throughout the year – challenging my thoughts and my writing – but the other posts have been encouraging, convicting and helpful as well.  For those...
Christmas – A little of This and That

Christmas – A little of This and That

Christmas fun is in full swing here.  I am trying my best to be intentional and to really enjoy this Christmas.  With that in mind, this post is the most random assortment of Christmas, of late, around my house. FUN VISIT – every December, my husband’s...
Be Still My Heart

Be Still My Heart

I shared this photo earlier this week on my Instagram.  It was given to me last weekend while I was visiting my 90-year old aunt.  We were looking through a stack of photos she had stuffed into an old album.  There were several of my parents, my grandparents and many...
Christmas Prep and Busyness

Christmas Prep and Busyness

I came across a fun link-up the other day.  I’m a bit late to join – but still sharing my thoughts.  Just for the fun:)  Around here, I am: GIFTING – I have finished my shopping.  (well, 99 percent and that is okay for me!)  Now, it is all about the...

Christmas Peace

Off-balance.  Out of kilter.  Or, as one definition described it, “….in a state of confusion or chaos.” So much in our world seems to be off-balance.  Everything from politics and popular opinion to sports, entertainment and...