My Life

What A Year!

My dad died in 1997. In 2005, I lost my business. In 2006, I lost my dream home, my vehicle and my husband divorced me. But 2016…now this has been a hard year. This has been a year of realizations for me. I realized that my dreams aren’t going to come true, not the way… Continue reading What A Year!

My Faith

Forgiveness

What is Forgiveness? Dictionary.com defines forgiveness as: The act of forgiving or the disposition or willingness to forgive Webster’s 1828 Dictionary defines forgiveness as: The act of forgiving; the pardon of an offender, by which he is considered and treated as not guilty Forgive, in its original and proper phrase, is to forgive the offense,… Continue reading Forgiveness

My Faith

One Way to be Happy (Psalm 1:1)

Happy is the person who does not live by the advice of those hostile to God nor takes a stand in the same manner as sinners nor spends time with those who speak arrogantly, boasts or makes fun of others.

My Faith

Here’s What We Know (Romans 8:28)

And we know that all things work together to assist and help us. God, co-working, provides all things for good so that it is well with them that love God, for those who are called or invited by God in the proclamation of the gospel to obtain eternal salvation in the kingdom of God through Christ according to… Continue reading Here’s What We Know (Romans 8:28)

My Life · My Thoughts

The Death of a Dream

There is no better feeling than when dreams finally come true. Thankfulness fills your heart, happiness fills your days and hopefulness overflows from you to others. I have had dreams come true. I have gotten married, had babies, built a house and achieved more in my career than I ever wanted to achieve. But, I have had… Continue reading The Death of a Dream

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Lesson Learned

Thinking back over 2015, there is one important lesson I think I have mostly learned. I can’t do ANYTHING on my own. Self-reliance has been the biggest stumbling block in my mental and emotional health, ridiculously believing I can fix it. I can, somehow, change it. As a mere mortal, I have no power. I cannot… Continue reading Lesson Learned

My Life

Romance and Ranch Dressing

What is romance? One of the definitions for romance on dictionary.com is a baseless, made-up story, usually full of exaggeration or fanciful invention. If you go to the movie rental place and look for a movie in the romance section, you will most likely find movies with a whole lot of lust. Romance is not necessarily the… Continue reading Romance and Ranch Dressing