Sorrow may last for a night but joy comes in the morning

Hello.  It’s me.  Back from a very long and painful journey.  Long story short; I lost my best friend. My beautiful, kind, fun, adventurous, fearless, inspirational mom passed away in February.  It has been a difficult transition for me.  Simply put – I miss her.  Every day.  I’m also trying to figure out the next steps

52 Ways #6

“Adopt” one or more of his children as someone you pray for, encourage, and support regularly As a parent I love the idea of someone “adopting” one or all of my children to lift them up in prayer on a regular basis.  I love the idea of others coming alongside my children to encourage them

365 Simple 27-31 – Simple Courtesy

In an effort to keep things simple around here, I am going to try and limit my posts to once or twice a week.  I don’t enjoy having my email inbox inundated with mail every day from the same person or website and I’m sure you don’t either.  I want to be a blessing and

Awkward moments and how to say the right thing

  I’m doing double duty today – this post is up on the Standing Stone Ministry blog and now here on my personal blog.  I think it’s a good fit for both sites!  Hope you enjoy reading it.   Life is full of awkward moments.  Sometimes we say and do the right thing.  More often

One Good Thing About Menopause

#1 Good Thing About Menopause:  I can’t have another baby! For some of you, ’nuff said!  You can stop reading now.  For those that would like a little more clarification, keep reading. I’ve written previously about menopause, but called it MEANopause.  After all, hot flashes, night sweats, weight gain, and fuzzy brain are not happy occurrences. 

The Blessing of Multiple Generations

I am blessed.  I have had the privilege of living life the way my grandmother and great grandmother and those before them lived.  No, I don’t live in a little house on the prairie (they didn’t either, by the way), but I have lived in a multigenerational household.  Right now we are down to just two generations,