Today’s Summer Solstice, the first day of summer and the longest day of the year, will be a little longer for some. Today my sister-in-law buried her oldest son. What should have been a day to celebrate the beginning of summer, instead was a day of mourning. At the graveside service, the officiant quoted … More Summer Solstice
You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them. ~Desmond Tutu On this Wisdom Wednesday, Reverend Tutu’s words remind me of all the wonderful gifts with which I have been blessed.
Many people around me are hurting today. Today’s post is simply a prayer… A prayer for comfort for my brother-in-law and sister-in-law who just lost their son, and for all those who have lost loved ones… A prayer for healing for my step-father who is very ill and headed back to the hospital, and for … More A Prayer
The wide spectrum of mothering To those who gave birth this year to their first child—we celebrate with you To those who lost a child this year – we mourn with you To those who are in the trenches with little ones every day and wear the badge of food stains – we appreciate you … More The wide spectrum…
Today is my 8th day on the Daniel Fast. The first two days I was exhausted, but my energy has returned and I am happy to say that I have lost a little over 5 pounds. Surprisingly, it really hasn’t been difficult. I have done many different fasts, detoxification processes, and purification programs. This has … More Daniel Fast: Day 8
Today I began the Daniel Fast, a 21 day, biblically based, eating plan. It is a way for me to hit the reset button, as I have been on a weight loss program for a while and I have hit a plateau. The primary differences between this eating plan and the way I eat now … More Daniel Fast
For many Christians, today is a quiet day of prayer and mourning prior to the joyous celebration of Christ’s resurrection. My prayer today is for wisdom gained from introspection, peace within, and joy in the morning. Happy Easter!
I mentioned earlier this week, that I was hiring someone to help me with some clearing. Well today she started working on my son’s room. Ironically, the person that was helping me was someone I had met a few years ago and only today did I remember it. When I became reacquainted with this woman … More Mutual Benefit Plus
I have to preface this post by saying that I had drafted a post prior that was about writing “fluff” for the sake of keeping my writing agreement. I wasn’t judging myself, but I was committing to writing the posts that had been lurking in my head but I had not taken the time to … More Finding Dimes
Holding another person in prayer has a profound effect on me. I have been holding someone in prayer today as part of an intentional spiritual exercise. As this person crosses my mind throughout the day, I envision him with his prayers already answered. In return, this same person is praying for me. Knowing this is … More The Power of Prayer