If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. ~Anne Bradstreet Rarely has spring felt so welcome as after this winter. Who's with me on this one? Well, look at that....everyone's hand shot up! I'm not surprised. It … Continue reading Spring…I found it!
Texture by Kim Klassen, postale 75% soft light The largest of blessings are those that are small. ~Unknown We've all heard of the traditional Irish blessing, but I think this one is perfect for St. Paddy's Day. It's one that reminds us that not all blessings come to us as large, showy windfalls from heaven. … Continue reading Small blessings
Family dysfunction at its finest. That's what we find with the grandson of Abraham. Jacob, the great patriarch of the Old Testament, was the son of Isaac and fraternal twin brother to Esau. And that's where our story begins. Jacob is a mama's boy. When his older, stronger and much bigger brother, Esau, straps on … Continue reading I is for Israel (Jacob)
In the beginning, the Lord created chocolate, and he saw that it was good. Then he separated the light from the dark, and it was better. ~Unknown As we enter into Thanksgiving week, let's get real about what we're really thankful for, right?! 😉 (For those of you that know me, you'll notice my tongue … Continue reading Let's get real about thankfulness
Okay, God, you can go ahead now. I'm ready. Ready for what? Ready for my daily dose of grace. Ohhh, that....well, let me ask, have you forgiven your sister of that little "misunderstanding" between the two of you last year? No can do God. It's too fresh in my memory. Maybe next year. Okay, I understand. … Continue reading G is for Grace