My Lost Day…Post-it Note #57

Sometimes you have a grand idea of all you plan to accomplish in the course of a day or a weekend and then along comes someone or something that turns things completely around.  I just had a weekend like this.  I had a To Do list a mile long, but my husband had this idea. …

The Double Standard…Post-it Note #56

Proverbs 20:23 – “The Lord detests double standards; he is not pleased by dishonest scales”. Lord, we are guilty of the double standard. We want to be loved, but we do not give love. We need grace, but we refuse to offer grace. We hate to be judged, but we quickly judge others. We long…

Showers of Blessings…Post-it Note #55

I used to think that taking a hot shower every day was a right that was mine as a hard-working tax-payer.  But 5 kids and 13 years of parenting later, I realize that taking a shower is, in fact, a HUGE privilege.  I know it is an honor to be so popular that a toddler…

When Waiting Becomes a Weight…Post-it Note #54

Ever take a road trip with kids?  When my youngest was 2 she hated, and I mean HATED to be restrained in a car seat.  She was good for about 30 minutes and then done.  On a particular trip with just me and my girls I was traveling about 4 hours and she was beside…

Your Story…Post-it Note #53

Everyone has a story of their journey of life with God.  All of our stories intertwine with God.  For some it may be that their story is that they don’t believe Him, they avoid Him or they hate Him.  And for some of us, our story is one of trying to go deeper, to understand…

That is NOT Grace…Post-it Note #52

I’m a grace kind of girl.  I need it.  I crave it.  I talk it.  I breathe it.  I write about it.  I attempt to parent with it.  Grace is getting so much more than you deserve and receiving favor when you shouldn’t.  So as believers of the gospel, who know that our salvation comes…

Eli’s Coming…Post-it Note #51

My 6-year-old daughter has a friend at school that she just adores.  His name is Eli.  Eli’s feelings for Haven are mutual.  They have a wonderful friendship that is magnetic.  They are drawn to each other and love to be together anytime they can.  They are only 6 and so so very innocent.  Eli’s mom…