Don't rush it. Doing things well takes time. Screw the rat race. Live well. Love well. Breathe slowly. Say "No" so that you can say "Yes" with your whole heart. Not everything is important. Not everything is obvious. Don't worry about disappointing someone. Do what you know is right. Don't worry about the rest. Enjoy … Continue reading Perception
Synonyms for Joy: Pleasure, glee, bliss, elation, mirth, felicity, rapture, delight, transport, exultation, gladness, happiness, festivity, satisfaction, merriment, ecstasy. My husband has told me that I need to change my attitude. We talked the other night, breaking open, over, and out. Both of us were brave, revealing the difficult and raw, and he was strong enough … Continue reading Packing Joy
Today, my middle joy, Julia, is graduating preschool. There's lots to get done today. I have to shave my legs! I'm dragging out the skirt! I can't imagine how this tiny baby has grown so much. She is full of light, energy, and laughter, with plenty of sparkling spunk. This little girl reflects her name: … Continue reading A Big Day!
What time is it? Oh! 5:30. Yes! I can sleep for 30 more minutes. No. . . wait. *groan* It's Monday. Okay, okay. I'm getting up. Confession time: I have always been bothered by the verse, "This is the day that the Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it." - Psalms … Continue reading It’s Monday
Christmas is upon us. It's the shopping and baking. It's looking over the list, one more time, to be sure that no one was missed. It's the wrapping of presents and mailing out the packages. It is all the little extras added into our already busy, busy, busy day. This is our Christmas culture. But, I don't mind … Continue reading Busy
Better is a little with the fear of the Lord than great treasure and trouble with it. Better is a dinner of vegetables where love is than a fatted ox and hatred with it. ~Proverbs 15: 16 & 17 Hobby Lobby is my place to dream. It's one of the few places where I have … Continue reading Loving the Little
So let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest time, if we do not give up.