There is nothing pleasant about surrendering. Surrender means that you did not get what you desired, your plans did not work, or simply that you lost. Several years ago, my husband and I visited Appomattox, VA which is where General Lee surrendered the Confederate army in the civil war to General Grant. As we visited this landmark, I told … [Read more...] about Surrender is never easy….
There are times in our lives where we simply don't know what to do. We seek the answer by what we know to do - for me this means searching scripture, praying, asking others and trusting our "gut feeling" - and still have no clear direction of what to do. It is a frustrating place to be and when you find yourself in this position, there are no … [Read more...] about When you don’t know what to do
We love successful people - we love their passion, their stories of how they never gave up and pushed through many obstacles to achieve their success. Typically, when we see successful people it is when they have made it; they are wearing the medal or the crown or the title! We wish that we were as successful as them. A devotion I did a few … [Read more...] about Defining Success – Joseph’s story
Blessings Unlimited Passage Clock Time-themed Scripture passages scroll across the parchment-paper center clock. It is a beautiful reminder of the importance of the moments in our lives. "You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly." Romans 5:6 I started writing this post on December 3 and now is … [Read more...] about At Just the Right Time…
January is National Mentoring Month recognized by our President, General Colin Powell and many others. I want to recognize how God has provided mentoring relationships for my daughters as I have mentoring MOPS Moms. Last year, I taught a workshop at the Hearts at Home National and Regional Conferences titled "The Joy of Mentoring." Throughout … [Read more...] about A Mentoring Story – Give and it shall be given to you
This is the view from my upstairs window and in every season, it is enjoyable. I must walk by this window at least a dozen times a day, always first thing in the morning and on my way to bed each night. This fall I have watched the leaves turn color on the 3 oak trees outside my front door and it has reminded me of this fact ~ the beauty of … [Read more...] about The view from my window