My Weapon of Choice

I wonder, do you have one of these in your home?  It’s the simplest thing, yet it one of the most valuable things I own.  When the chips are down and I’m having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day and I’m thinking of moving to Australia…well, this is my weapon of choice to combat that bad day.  I Continue Reading →


As I have mentioned before, I am currently reading a book called, “The Me I Want to Be: Becoming God’s Best Version of You” by John Ortberg.  Here is a quote from today’s reading that is rolling around in my mind. “Imagine a parent who thinks, No matter how many kids I have, I will treat them each exactly the Continue Reading →

The Great Things of God

You ever have one of those times in life where everywhere you turn, you keep hearing the same thing?  You ever wonder if maybe, just maybe, the God of the universe is trying to communicate something to you?  Yep, that’s me right now.  The thing is that the more I think about it, I don’t think I’m alone in needing Continue Reading →

Awash with Grace & Mercy

Have you ever had one of those days that if they were passing out awards, you’d only win for “Suckiest Mom”? Yep, today would be one of those days. I really wanted to just go back to bed, pull the covers over my head and come out tomorrow in hopes that things would be better then. Honestly, it hasn’t been Continue Reading →


Forgiveness –verb (used with object) 1. to grant pardon for or remission of (an offense, debt, etc.); absolve. 2. to give up all claim on account of; remit (a debt, obligation, etc.). 3. to grant pardon to (a person). 4. to cease to feel resentment against: to forgive one’s enemies. 5. to cancel an indebtedness or liability of: to forgive Continue Reading →