Where is Home?

Home: "The place where one lives permanently, esp. as a member of a family or household." But where is home? Since we moved, I have used this word a lot. The place we live is our home. The house we came form is home. The town we came from is home. Mama's house is home. When we travel "home" to Houston, I use the word a lot. We are excited to "go home" to visit. Stay with grandparents at "home". … [Read more...]

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...]

Doing Things I Enjoy and The Day I Dressed Up (Feelin’ #SoFabulous Part 2)

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Today I had several Google hangouts for work. So I did something different. I showered, put on make up, did my hair and put on real clothing. I made myself presentable. I was very productive and was less self conscience in our meetings. When my daughter got off the bus we had a conversation... Her Where did you go today? Me: No where. Why? Her: You're all dressed up Me: Oh, I had some … [Read more...]

Finding Joy and Peace: 10 Scriptures To Encourage You

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Have you ever said to yourself: "What am I doing here?" OR "Why now?" OR "I don't understand!" I have been saying that a lot lately. We moved to Louisiana in October. I can not believe it has only been 2 months! WOW it seems much longer! I miss home. I miss my friends. I miss our house. I miss my family. I miss everything! The hard thing is that the kids are sad too. I am trying to stay positive … [Read more...]

How To Make Friends In A New Place – Real Tips From Readers

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So you may have read that we moved. We moved from an area that we had been in for over 30 years to a brand new area where we do not know a soul. Back at home I knew that if I left the house I was going to run into someone that I knew. It was a guarantee! It didn't mater where I was going! After living in a 20 mile radius for 30 years we knew everyone! At times it was annoying but usually I loved … [Read more...]

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