what matters most

Time is an extremely valuable commodity. With every passing day, I am more aware of how precious our time is and how important it is to spend it wisely.  Lately, I have found great joy in spending time with my husband and daughters.  As the girls are getting older, I thoroughly enjoy our shopping excursions, […]

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Distractions

I spend a lot of my time feeling distracted. Being a creative person- there’s always some song I am compelled to play on the piano, or an amazing sunset I want to take a picture of… or I am inspired to read my Bible, or write.   All of these things require my undivided attention, […]

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forever young

Recently, I was reminded that “youth” is all about perspective…

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June Walk

Softly stepping, sunlight blazing, umbrella trees perfectly shading…

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21 x 2

“There are two things we should give our children; one is roots and the other is wings.”

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growth

Usually I file and clip  and hear the choppy  snip snip snip…  but now they’ve grown  and I can’t stop staring  ’cause it looks like press-on nails  I’m wearing  I have let my nails grow and they are reaching enormous lengths!  It’s not something I normally do, because when I play piano they break easily…but […]

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MARVELous

I have entered into a new phase of motherhood. My girls have crossed the bridge from kids to tweens, and now we are smack dab in the middle of the teen years- when the unexpected is always to be expected. These days, I am doing everything I can to be the strong mother my teen […]

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He is Risen!

He is risen indeed! I know Easter was a whole week ago- but I can’t NOT share with you what happened on Easter Sunday… After several years of talking to my daughters about being baptized, they finally took the “plunge”! And what could make that even more special?! I got to baptize my daughters! It […]

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