Storms that Bring Blessing

I was at a friend’s house this week for a visit and she showed me some damage that had been done to her house by a recent storm.  Some of the brickwork was busted around her porch, as well as posts needed to be replaced.  In addition, they were going to need a new roof. …

Swimming in His Blessings!: Post-it Note #77

I believe in prayer.  I know God is faithful.  I pray about practically everything.  From needing a parking place to needing food on the table.  One thing I’ve been praying about for weeks is a swimming pool.  My 11-year-old daughter is autistic and she doesn’t have any summer school this year.  She is prone to…

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…

Post-it Note #19: The Bucket List

Tomorrow I turn 43.  I’ve been in mid-life for a few years now.  I survived the 4-0 without a lot of turmoil. And I’m trying to make this my best decade yet. But Mid-life has a way of sneaking up on you and making you take a hard look at things.  You’re old enough to…