Five Minute Friday

I Can Be Grateful For the Hard Things

Experience.  Today’s FMF prompt immediately took me to Romans 5:4… “And patience, experience; and experience, hope.” Of course, this verse makes the most sense when read in context with the verses before and after it. “……but we glory in tribulations also:  knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope:  And hope maketh… Read More I Can Be Grateful For the Hard Things

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Who Would Have Imagined

The cruise – our trip of a lifetime – is a celebration of our 25th anniversary! Twenty-five years….really, it is hard for me to believe! For obvious reasons, I will not be posting next week..as the 14th rolls around, so I thought I would share some photos of a very young (and much thinner) me:)… Read More Who Would Have Imagined

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Life Interrupted

Around my area, we have traffic. A lot of traffic. And with the traffic, we have a lot of auto accidents. The radios run the traffic reports as often as the weather reports and the list of accidents is as common (or some days more) as the chance of rain! Unfortunately, traffic accidents become routine… Read More Life Interrupted

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Finally…..

Probably my favorite picture of all time…….. My Three Favorite Men!! No, it won’t win any photography awards..but it is priceless to me. My son, Jordan – now the airman – My buddy, Tyler – now celebrating everyday in Glory – and my Hubbie, the rock that hold us all steady! Their expressions are genuine… Read More Finally…..

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Yard Sale Bargains

Do you enjoy yard saleing? As much as I enjoy consignment stores and some thrift stores, I really am not that much of a yard saler (is that a word?). Specifically, I don’t often get up on Saturday mornings at the crack of dawn, head out with my cup of coffee and drive all over… Read More Yard Sale Bargains

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It was Sweet!

I went totally “crazy” yesterday and wore pink to church (among the sea of red!) and I actually had a girlfriend tease me about “falling for the Hallmark holiday” – you betcha! I love Valentine’s Day! She told me the tired line about not needing a day to tell her sweetheart she loves him…..neither do… Read More It was Sweet!

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A Few More Pictures

Everyone is back home now. The toys are all packed away. And it is beyond too quiet around here. (Hubbie is going to have to start making some noise!!) We had a wonderful week…what a blessing to have Riley and her mommy here for an entire week! Already planning the next visit. Plans for this… Read More A Few More Pictures