Good News from Winnie the Pooh

First, the bad news: Heffalumps and Woozles are real. I’m re-reading a little book called The Epic by John Eldredge. I love his description of the way we live in The Greatest Story Ever Told. The One True Story. He also talks about how shocking and dangerous it...

Leave Yourself Some Room to Navigate

My husband likes to keep me safe. So, he often points out little tips when we are out and about. One of my favorites is this: While driving, always make sure you can see the rear tires of the car in front of you. Especially at a stoplight. There are a few reasons for...

#TinyGoals24

I haven’t made a single goal or resolution for 2024. Mostly because I experienced massive change in so many of the twenties before it. (2019 anyone?) We made two big moves, one of them out of state for the first time in our lives. We closed our business, changed...

A Prayer for Packing Away Christmas

It is almost time to pack away the tinsel, lights, baubles, and bits. Before they go, I want to offer one final prayer of Thanksgiving for Christmas 2023. Our Most Kind and Gracious Heavenly Father, Thank you for another Christmas season. For Joseph and Mary who heard...

In Case Your Christmas is Blue

I love Christmas, and I’m sure to be posting a whole lot of happy in the next couple of weeks. However, I’m aware this is the most dismal time of the year for many folks. I’m not trying to rub merry-everything in your face. I also understand that...

It’s Okay to Change a Tradition

I love a good Norman Rockwell setting, and I am all about the holidays. But, I also like things simple. And quiet. And peaceful. So, I have changed up our traditions quite a lot through the years. And you can, too! The weight is on my generation right now. We are the...