Family, Gratitude

T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

My Top Three for the Week: 3.)  The joy and peace that comes from the "normalcy" of routine after realizing it's been so long without it. It's like finding my security blanket after losing it for a while. 2.)  My small personal sized scent diffuser on my desk at work misting the exhilarating scent of Inspiration from Young… Continue reading T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

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

Through Eyes of Surrender

I frequently pray that God use me as a vessel to draw others to Him, that He fill me with the fruits of His Spirit, that others may be drawn to Him through His light within me. While running one morning this past week, counting my blessings and adoring the breathtaking pink and white clouds as the sun… Continue reading Through Eyes of Surrender

Family, Fun, Gratitude

T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

My Top Three for the Week: 3.)  The first juicy red tomato from my patio tomato plant. Yum! 2.)  My sister and nephew visiting from Minnesota, one of my sons being here as well, and the four of us sitting around the kitchen table late into the evening reminiscing and laughing so hard we were in… Continue reading T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

Faith and Spirituality, Gratitude, Life Lessons, Quotes

Valuable and Timely Lessons

After reading my daily devotional this morning and while searching for the suggested scripture readings, I came across another devotion by Sarah Young in my Bible (Jesus Calling Devotional Bible, Enjoying Peace in His Presence) that spoke directly to my heart. I don't believe it was mere coincidence that this particular devotion came to my attention… Continue reading Valuable and Timely Lessons

Nature, Quotes

Timeout Tuesday

Take a moment from the daily chaos to breathe. Taste the beauty of nature and bask in the glow of tranquility. "I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is… Continue reading Timeout Tuesday

Gratitude, Quotes, Writing

T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

            My Top Three for the Week: 3.)  The joy of going on a weekend getaway for my wedding anniversary. It's been an amazing eleven years married to the most amazing man and my best friend! 2.)  The soothing feeling from listening to the beautiful music of David Nevue. Here… Continue reading T.G.I.F. – Gratitude Friday

Family, Gratitude, Quotes

Happy Father’s Day

Wishing all the men a Happy Father's Day and a giant Thank You for the difference you make to children. God Bless You! "Being a father has been, without a doubt, my greatest source of achievement, pride and inspiration. Fatherhood has taught me about unconditional love, reinforced the importance of giving back and taught me… Continue reading Happy Father’s Day

Faith and Spirituality, Family, Gratitude, Quotes

A Walk in the Park

Yesterday morning after I finished my run, I walked out on the pier that graces the park, as I usually do, to enjoy the view while I cooled down, stretched, and practiced some end-of-workout meditation. Usually, I'm alone on that pier because it's typically early in the morning. Yesterday morning was one of the rare occasions I wasn't alone out… Continue reading A Walk in the Park