Pride is a (Not So) Funny Thing

True story: Today, my son brought home a toothbrush and toothpaste from preschool, courtesy of a local dentist who donated his time to come talk to the students about proper oral hygiene. I asked my son what the dentist told them, to which he replied, “He said, ‘I want you to brush your teeth for … Continue reading Pride is a (Not So) Funny Thing

When Valentine’s Day is the Worst

Yesterday I walked around the grocery store fighting back tears as I put things in my cart that would go into meals and care packages for friends facing the unimaginable. I prayed for many people that Valentine's day would go by swiftly and the 15th would be a welcome relief. Let's face it, any holiday … Continue reading When Valentine’s Day is the Worst

Meeting Everyday Needs: When Serving “Small” is Actually Serving Big

I rounded the corner and drove up the long driveway shared with two other duplexes. I pulled into my parking spot, the one next to me empty as usual. My headlights shone on trash and recycling cans, prompting me to make a mental note that they needed to be dragged to the end of the … Continue reading Meeting Everyday Needs: When Serving “Small” is Actually Serving Big

New Year, Same God: Making Resolutions that Stick

Greetings from the time vortex that is the week between Christmas and New Year! Two days ago, I was talking with my boss and he said, “Have a great weekend, we will talk on Monday,” and I thought, “Wow, he’s confused. It’s only Thursday.” It wasn’t. It was Friday. At 4:50pm. My brain no longer … Continue reading New Year, Same God: Making Resolutions that Stick

Looking for a Gratitude Challenge? Here’s the Ultimate List!

Hi friends! Can you believe that it's already NOVEMBER?? I'm still trying to wrap my mind around that as the past few months have flown by! I know that I've been a little less active on the blog as of late, but there's a good reason for that! I recently began working part-time again, which … Continue reading Looking for a Gratitude Challenge? Here’s the Ultimate List!