When Faith Is Not Easy

When faith is not easy, what do you do? There are so many lessons that come from this--having faith, obeying, trusting, obstacles, and more!

I am on this strange journey of life. We are in a new place with new people and experiences. I am certain this is what God has planned in advance for us to do. I have faith. But I also wonder why it is hard. When faith is not easy, what do you do? There are so many lessons that come from this--having faith, obeying, trusting, obstacles, and more! I am reminded of Mary and Joseph and the plan … [Read more...]

Connect With Others With A Simple Phrase: “Me Too!” (video)

 Today I want to talk about a simple two-word phrase that has a lot more power than you might think. Did you know you can connect with others using the simple phrase, "ME TOO!" Think about a conversation with a four-year-old. When you say, "I am so cold", and he turns looks at you and says "ME TOO!" He realizes he is not alone and someone else feels the same thing he does. You can both work on … [Read more...]

20 Inspiring Quotes About Friendship

helen keller quotes about friendship

The past few months I have realized more than ever how important friendship is. I always knew who my true friends were and appreciated them, but more so now. When you go through a dark time and can not see any light ahead, your true friends will SHINE like diamonds.  They make you laugh when all you want to do is cry. Those are real friends. photo credit: WeHeartIt I am blessed beyond words to … [Read more...]

Discussing the Big ‘D’ Word (Depression is Real)

depression is real

I struggled to find a title for this post. It could have been many titles. Nothing fully encompasses what I am going to share. This is hard, but this is real. My blog tag line is "a real mom sharing real experiences" So I felt I needed to share this real part of my life with you. I know I am not alone. I hate discussing the big 'd' word...depression. I feel like I am saying a dirty four letter … [Read more...]

Kirk Cameron’s UNSTOPPABLE DVD Review & Giveaway (Where Is God In The Midst Of Tragedy?) #UnstoppableDVD

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Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post. Only one … [Read more...]

AHA: The God Moment That Changes Everything (Christian Book Review & Giveaway) #AHABOOK

AHA: The God Moment That Changes Everything (Christian Book Review)

"Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and … [Read more...]

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