Archives for April 2014

Addicted to Control?

As I change and try to hold onto what I know, all I do is make more of me and less of God.  Throughout my life I have been successful.  As I look back, I’m not sure that being able to manage ‘life’ through my own efforts has been a blessing.  I was raised to ‘manage’ […]

Everything is (not) Awesome

  photo credit Most parents have probably seen the recent Lego® Movie by now, enduring the intense crowds and gorging of sugar and popcorn.  My favorite part (not) was the catchy and annoying song Everything is Awesome.  If you are like me, the song wouldn’t leave my head for weeks and woke me at […]

Spring Cleaning and a Change for the Season

I’d love to tell you how I get all giddy to clean when I feel the first breeze of spring. How I buzz around scrubbing like I’ve got bees in my knees and ants in my pants, just itching to scour every surface. I’d really love to tell you that.  But I can’t.  It’s not […]

Walking Along the Road

 “These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts.  Impress them on your children.  Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road…” Deuteronomy 6:4-7 (NIV)   We moved into the house we now call home nine years ago.  At the time, my husband and […]

Grace for the Journey

If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the years, it’s that God’s plan for me is not always (if ever) the plan that I have for myself.  I can’t count the number of times in the past two years alone that I’ve found myself saying that I never would have chosen this path that God […]