Faith and Spirituality, Family, Gratitude

10 Things I’m Grateful for Today

1.) Every person who has ever played a role in my life. Those who have left imprints on my heart as they passed through, and those who continue to as we share life.           2.) Everything that makes up my life as I know it--my family; my marriage; my home that… Continue reading 10 Things I’m Grateful for Today

Faith and Spirituality, Gratitude, Writing

Thankful Thursday – Freedom to Express my Faith

My faith plays a significant role in my day-to-day thoughts and actions. It's who I am. Having the freedom to outwardly express my faith, in essence being free to be me, is a freedom I cherish, allowing me to live by faith rather than fear. I'm so thankful I am able to: 1.     Attend the… Continue reading Thankful Thursday – Freedom to Express my Faith

Faith and Spirituality, Gratitude, Writing

Truly Admirable People

1. Jesus - Even though He was faced with every imaginable trial, the least of which would break the strongest among us, He persevered sinless. He performed miracles and gave of Himself endlessly, showing compassion equally for all, regardless of financial status, gender, race, or background. He gave the ultimate gift of Himself for those… Continue reading Truly Admirable People

Faith and Spirituality, Family

Celebrate Life

For too many years I've stepped into the month of July somewhat reluctantly, and raced to the finish line when it came close to being over, eagerly welcoming August, holding my breath, hoping an unwanted phone call wouldn't slide in at 11:59 p.m. on July 31st. July 3rd marked an anniversary of being a victim… Continue reading Celebrate Life