5 Things I Plan to Do This Summer

Ah, summer. That great, glorious time of year when schedules change, the daylight lasts longer, and temperatures are warm. I crave summer for those very reasons. It also gives me a chance to switch things up and consider tackling something I normally wouldn’t do. Here are five things I hope to do: Take the Sabbath ...continue reading

Memorial Day Musings

Memorial Day. What are the first things that pop into our minds when we think about this holiday? Or the weekend as a whole? Travel, usually to the beach. Hot dogs. Cookouts. And let’s not forget the sales offered by just about every retailer. But what about the real reason behind the holiday? How do ...continue reading

Powering Through the Crazy Times

At times I thought I wouldn’t survive. Spring has brought with it both beautiful weather and a myriad of activities. My job has become crazy and requires irregular travel. Steve’s job has required travel and rising at crazy hours sometimes. We have a puppy who, while adorable, has placed us in the middle of housetraining ...continue reading

5 Ways to Get More Sleep

It happened again. Once more, eleven had rolled around, and this night owl finally crawled into bed. Thing was, it was a school night. I dreaded the 6:00 wake-up call by my clock radio. I knew I needed more rest, but how? We’re all busy, probably too busy. We work hard. We play hard. We ...continue reading

A New Direction With My Blog

It happened. I’d drafted another blog post on writing, but for some reason, I hadn’t posted it. Stress? Maybe. Procrastination? Sure. Fear? It could be. I discovered it’s more than that. I need to follow hard after God, and if he’s asking for a change in direction, I need to answer it. What’s Happening Not ...continue reading