I don’t know about you, but an ideal New Years Eve for Pat and I is quiet, cozy, and uneventful. This year, we had a fun and early dinner out, then came home to a movie and a relaxing evening. Perfect!   Even though I am not much for partying on New Year’s Eve, I…

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Happy Autumn! Today is the first day of Fall and I am ready for cooler air, colorful leaves, fresh off the tree apples and pumpkin everything! How about you? Are you ready for the change in seasons? Over here, the beginning of Fall means that it is speaking season! Yay! I am truly looking forward…

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I traveled this evening to the Speak Up Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I’ve never been here before! Over the past few weeks, I’ve spent a lot of time alone with God, thinking, praying and preparing to go. I know it may not seem like a big deal, but if you knew where I’ve come…

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Hi Girlfriends, Long time no see! It’s been a quite a while since I’ve posted anything new here on the blog and I’ve missed you.  Let me explain… I hope you’ve had a good start to the new year and all is well with you and those you love. xoxo Many Blessings,

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It’s Thanksgiving Eve and I thought maybe someone might need a little encouragement tonight.  I hope you have a wonderful day tomorrow, filled with unexpected JOY! I am so thankful for all of YOU,

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When we moved into our home 26 years ago, the previous owners told us the neighborhood was built on rock.  In fact, they said the builder had to use dynamite to dig the holes for our underground basements! It didn’t take long for us to understand all too well the challenges of living on top…

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Being still is very hard for me. I am by nature high energy and a multitasker – and God created me with a very busy brain! Just like you, my greatest strengths are also my greatest weaknesses. My go-go-go busy head has served me well over the years, but it has also been an obstacle…

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Just as I did last week, I am sharing a post from two years ago. It was the first Christmas without my mother and I was in danger of losing my joy. Maybe you are at risk of losing yours too. If so, I hope this little message will be a blessing and remind you…

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