What’s more “worldly” than Starbucks in Target?... My (now, not so secret) guilty pleasure is strolling the isles of Target (kid-less) sipping on my beloved Starbucks, enjoying all the pretty things… that SURELY makes me friends of this world right?
"From tragedy to triumphs, sickness and health, birth to death, a pastor is there to celebrate or mourn with us any moment, along life's twisted path..."
What really is "success" though? Perfection? The attempt of something difficult? Learning from failures? Well I've strived. I failed. I got back up. I tried again. I am pushing through the hard times and I'm victorious. Or not... depending on what side of the coin you look at...
Every day should be a 'holiday' to celebrate love! And April 18th is my family 's special holiday to honor and celebrate all the love in our life🎉 So- full disclosure (it's not a secret) I love to celebrate! Who doesn't love a good celebration? I liked to celebrate "the little things" even yeaaaaaars ago, … Continue reading Love Day
We all have a story and what a treasure it would be if we all shared it; the good, the bad and the divine!
I am a Birth Mom This is my story. This is my truth. This is my journey, and today I grieve. I do it every year, on January 8th, I allow myself to grieve. 18 years ago, I gave birth to a beautiful little girl. I had always wanted children, I was one of "those" … Continue reading Grieving Joy
This week was Vacation Bible Camp, VBC, and let me tell you... What! A! Week! Vacation Bible Camp, at Christ Community Chapel (CCC) Hudson Campus, is no joke! As a new resident of Ohio, and a new attendee at CCC, I had no idea what to expect. I heard it was big but I have … Continue reading It’s That Time of Year
Rejoicing in the depths of despair? Seems kind of like an oxymoron huh? How can one be happy, or joyful in really desperate times? When I was going through all my eye trauma, which started on 2016, I was really struggling with that part in faith, you know... being grateful in all things, As the … Continue reading Rejoicing in the Depths of Despair
This morning as I was walking into work, a co-worker had left a sweet gift in my mailbox with a little, super moisturizer and some chocolate kisses. I immediately went to her to say THANKS, and show her how impeccable her timing is! I had an empty bottle of hand cream in my purse that … Continue reading It’s a God Thing
Do you remember the first stamp you got on your passport? If you’ve had the privilege of traveling outside of your home country, then I’m sure you remember your first passport stamp (unless you were a international traveling tot or something), well mine was today! I was pretty disappointed about not being able to take … Continue reading Day 1: Stamp, Sights, Stuff & Spaghetti