Tag Archives: God

The Good Life

It’s time I took my own advice. Divorce is difficult, but it doesn’t mean life is over. I’ve been regrouping and reconnecting and, to be honest, just resting in between various jobs. Now, I’m excited to rediscover me. Who DID God create me to be? Who am I outside of marriage and motherhood? Who are […]

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Worth Talking About

I’m walking away from an extremely unhealthy eighteen year marriage. It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do. The past two days have been particularly difficult as I struggled to find something to be grateful for. Feeling so low on Sunday I simply thanked God for the sunshine. That was the best I could do. Today […]

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Love What You Do?

Today I stopped at my local insurance office to bid farewell to Ryan, a young man who has become a friend. We haven’t spent a lot of time together the past year. He has just been a great guy, an awesome agent. Someone who has always done what he promised to do. And a young man who is more than a good […]

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A Child’s Gift

Last week was a tough one for me, but when a sweet young neighbor girl named Daisy delivered a mason jar filled with wildflowers, my heart felt pure joy. The green stems topped with yellow and white blooms blessed me more than Daisy could possibly know. I pondered that jar of flowers for moments at a time and even […]

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One Hundred Thousand Gifts?

With 365 days in a year, I realized recently that one thousand gifts wasn’t nearly enough. Kneeling beside my bed at night, I often recount the blessings, or “gifts,” of that day and thank God for each one knowing that He was the Giver. That got me thinking… If we can recall only one gift each night to be […]

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Messy Beautiful Life

I’ve never been one to make castles in the sand, but I dreamed as a little girl that some day a man would come into my life and make all the bad things good, all the sad things happy. We would love each other and raise a family together. And if we happened to live in a castle, […]

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