Changing My Focus for the Next Half of My Life

Tonight at supper I had an epiphany. You might think I’ve said this before and maybe I have. But tonight it came to me in a fresh way that helped me process more clearly. The thought came to me of things I am done with. I thought, “Here I am […]

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Today I Made a Hard Decision

I have been overwhelmed lately. Being overwhelmed always comes with its fraternal twin, frustration, and their younger sibling, guilt, in tow. Okay, enough of the family analogy. You get the idea. I feel like I have more to do than time to do it. I feel like I am always […]

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My Inspiring Friend–from 1977

Today I was reunited once again with my best friend from high school. You know how life goes—each person goes their own way and we lose track of each other. It was harder to stay in touch when we were teens in the 70’s—pre-internet, no Facebook, no Instagram, no cell […]

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My Life-Giving Day

The past few days I’ve been mulling over the phrase “life-giving.” God placed this phrase in my path twice in one day. Both times it was spoken/written by women I deeply respect, admire, and aspire to be like. So I thought God might be trying to tell me something—like “pay […]

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Why I’m Living Life Strong till I’m 97

Lately I’ve been posting videos on my social media to encourage women in my area to come to a focus/study group I’m teaching for my new book proposal material. (Above is a screenshot of one.*) I’m not especially comfortable making the videos. I’m more of a face-to-face-use-more-words kinda person. But […]

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God to me, “What if. . .”

This cheesecake is for the weekend. Some of the kids will be home and they love cheesecake. Also Kelsey and her family are moving—just a few minutes from where they currently live. It will be wild and crazy and I can’t wait. But something else happened today that is also […]

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Yesterday’s Blog Today

I tried to write this blog last night. But it wouldn’t come or maybe more accurately, my mind was so bone-tired I couldn’t think. As you know we had The Grand Sunday night. We kept him yesterday while his mama and daddy worked. Everything I tried to write sounded the […]

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A Tired Day, but a Good Day

We hosted small group tonight. We love our group. I gotta tell you I started the day tired. By the time I finished cleaning and prepping for group, the fatigue caught up with me tonight. I felt bad yawning halfway through the evening. But our time tonight was worth the […]

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Why I Don’t and Won’t Live on Social Media

I often feel like Wilma Flintstone when it comes to navigating effect social media. It’s just not my thing. I often ask myself, “What is my purpose on social media? What do I post? What is silly? What is helpful? What helps my reader get to know me?” My purpose […]

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