Life lessons…they just go on and on. They are never ending. The trick is actually learning something so that you don’t have to repeat every lesson. Truth be told, I can’t count the number of lessons I do over. In […]
It is time to “just start” processing out loud the life lessons from my brother’s death. Death is something everyone experiences. Let’s learn together. Real life works when people talk with one another.
I stepped outside and took a deep breath of the brisk air. Fall is here, and it’s a beautiful time to be in the Heartland. The combines are busy in the field … not as busy as the farmers would […]
It’s another hot, sun-filled June day. I remember many just like today while growing up on a farm in Iowa. After getting my chores done I spent alot of time outdoors in our yard and ajoining timber. My imagination ran […]
We all have physical needs and desires, but I wonder if God has a bigger plan for this year than just to meet our perceived needs/wants? Are there areas He wants us to grow that will require being pruned, going through pain, growing in discipline and walking outside of our comfortable little boxes?
Grief is a part of life. Grief has no time limits. Grief can make life richer. I am thankful for grief.
Recently I was asked to share a bit about being a Mom at a baby shower. The shower gave me a reason to stop and think what I wish I had known and would want the young women in my family to know as they are or may become Moms. (Bonus point: This applies to Dads too as well as life in general.)
had my way, I’d be in the next stages of my life already, whatever those may be. But I
(both fortunately and unfortunately) don’t get to decide that timing, and for
whatever reason, He isn’t leading me to the next thing, yet.
No, when I woke up this morning the world was not all at peace, with people talking civilly to one another but you know what? I took a step in that direction. Will you take one step? I believe real change will only happen one step at a time.