Each year, I find joy in reflecting on the year and what it has brought. This time around, I'm going to write about the special graces I received in 2018: 1. A job that meets my unique needs and interests. I have a special career interest, and I felt the nudge to find positions focusing… Continue reading The Graces of 2018.
“In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.” Proverbs 16:9 It’s that time of year again. The time when yet another year (!) has already passed. In anticipation of a new year, people begin to make “New Year’s Resolutions.” (Some will keep them, many others will not.) People forget that every day… Continue reading Thoughts On A New Year.
Have you ever been surprised at how quickly the seasons change? Quickly, sometimes surprisingly. A bright, brutally hot summer abruptly turns to a chilly, gray fall. Fall to winter. Frozen winter to a blooming spring. It's a bit the same with the seasons in our lives. Our seasons change, but not always with our consent.… Continue reading Changing Seasons.
Just over a year ago, I posted this. The gist of the article was about my fears surrounding taking a huge life leap--a leap that would disrupt the stability of everything in my life. Believe me, it was a turbulent time. A year later, here I am. I'm still standing. I'm not in the same place, geographically,… Continue reading From Fear to Faith.
Each day, I see evidence of our Heavenly Father's thoughtfulness. Even when there are difficulties, He provides solace and blessings in the midst of those difficulties. Every single day, He is sending us "gifts" that reveal His great love toward us. Are we paying attention? In my life currently, one of these pieces of evidence is… Continue reading Thoughts on Thoughtfulness.
Lately I've heard many people mention their inability to sleep at night. This is a frustrating problem! Sleep is crucial to our physical and mental well-being, as well as our ability to fulfill our daily tasks. Insomnia isn't normally something I struggle with, but unfortunately I've also had my recent bouts of it. There are… Continue reading Battling Insomnia & Getting a Good Night’s Sleep.
For we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.~Ephesians 2:10 I celebrated my birthday recently. I'm not going to tell you how old I am...Most people are shocked at my age anyway, since youthful genes run in my family. Additionally, I'm quite… Continue reading To Be Alive.