Just Breathe...

I’ve found it difficult lately to relax enough to produce a deep inhale. Being emotionally stuck in negative spaces has never offered me...

R&R

Resuscitate & Reignite This past weekend away almost didn't happen. It had been postponed too many times to count. In the last 6 months...

The Stinkweed Story

These days the celebrations have been far and few in between. My mother turned 80 back in March, and while we were gearing up for a...

Joy Comes In The Morning

Good Friday looks different today. Not just because of the obvious limitations and empty streets, in central New York, it snowed!

Where Are You?

Life can be hard. And when we are thrown off our game, we begin to entertain the darkness with questions to God like, "Where Are You?"...

A Much Needed Celebration

Four Truths and a Special Birthday Surprise Sometimes the most unexpected gatherings are the ones we need the most. The dynamic of...

Accidentally On Purpose

How God Puts Us In The Right Place At The Right Time I am forever drawn to stories where God places people exactly where they need to be...

Dress Blues In Waiting

As I sit tonight and write, it's hard to believe that it was already one week ago that I watched Sam go from a civilian to a sailor. It...

Release It and Let It Go

Protecting Your Soul Instead Of Your Mistake When my kids head back to school in addition to the clothes, shoes and athletic garb, they...

Turning Around

How stepping back can help you move forward Recently my husband and I took our two younger teens and a few extras to our state fair. We...

Naming It...

The importance of identifying clear desires that we seek in life. "What do you do?" I often get asked this question, even more so since I...

A Wrinkle In Time

Learning to appreciate the beauty in getting older If you ask any woman what the first sign of aging they noticed they will most likely...

Kicking and Screaming

What Parents Really Feel Like When Their Kids Are Ready To Leave The Nest When I hear the words kicking and screaming I immediately...

Father's Day...

I love father's day. Being able to still celebrate my dad here with me is such a gift. Life moves so fast and having a designated day to...