Friday, June 6, 2014

I Can Rejoice

In our Wednesday Night Ladies' Class, we have been talking a lot about transformation (Romans 12, 5, etc) and trials and how to be grateful in the middle of such.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Servant Heart

Tonight my boy amazed me. Here is the story. It warmed my heart to the point of tears!

Friday, May 9, 2014

Nobody, NOBODY's Got it all Together

So, lately I have been reading up on shame research via the talented Brene Brown. As a counselor for about 13 years (wow), I have mostly grasped the fact that everyone is about in the same boat. It is one of the blessings I have received from getting to meet people in their pain and shame and general muck.

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Shut My Mouth

Psalm 139:4-5

LORD, you know what I want to say, even before the words leave my mouth. You are all around me- in front of me and behind me. I feel your hand on my shoulder.

As an extrovert (sometimes off the charts so),

Monday, September 23, 2013

Homemade "Clif Bars"

While trying to find recipes to improve our diet, I looked for lots of recipes to replace the soy-filled Clif bars we like. I started with this one. She is very good at describing the process and taking pictures! Thanks for sharing with the world! She also has tons of ideas for varieties. I had not heard of Clif Z-bars until reading this post.

The recipe I have used is a mix up of the two. These homemade yummies are a great snack, meal stand-in, and also perfect gift (college students during finals week really appreciate them!).

Monday, May 6, 2013

Friday, March 15, 2013

Who Says?

I appreciate very much the mentors in my life who have taught me (the hard way for the hard headed) that asking questions is the best approach when it is clear that opinions are at odds. Recently, I found myself in the middle of a tense discussion among a group of people from very different backgrounds.