Faith and Spirituality, Nature, Quotes, Writing

Timeout Tuesday

 I took a timeout from the busyness of life yesterday to work on--and complete--the first draft of a new novel, Shear Madness. Hallelujah! 🙂 Now to breathe in the sweetness of that accomplishment with a little bit of God's handiwork. "To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your… Continue reading Timeout Tuesday

Faith and Spirituality, Gratitude, Quotes

T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

The week's top three: 3.)  When I click on the Publish button to publish a blog post and that beautiful pop-up appears that says "No writing errors were found." Simple joy! 🙂 2.)  The beauty of color - purple ink on white paper, the brilliant pinks, reds and oranges of a sunrise, the bright blue… Continue reading T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

Faith and Spirituality, Family, Gratitude, Quotes, Writing

T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

My Top Three For the Week: 3.)  Watching the movie Jane Austen's Bookclub - again. I never tire of that movie. Or You've Got Mail. If you haven't seen them, you won't regret taking the time to do so. 2.)  Finding a quote that I needed to read exactly when I read it. Allow me to share it… Continue reading T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

Alcoholism, Faith and Spirituality, Family, Life Lessons, Quotes

Seize the Day

When I was on my morning run today, it occurred to me how much of life is spent waiting for something to get here. Whether that something is: Vacation. A loved one coming for a visit. Payday. A movie you've been waiting to come out on the big screen. The good part of a book you're reading. Summer… Continue reading Seize the Day

Faith and Spirituality, Family, Gratitude

T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

Top of My List for the Week: 3.)  Getting a letter in the mail from Mamounata, one of my sponsor children from Burkina Faso. She has such a passion for learning, for Jesus, and is so filled with gratitude. She inspires me. 2.)  Seeing my son and granddaughter come through the front door, he with that… Continue reading T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday