Category: My Devoted Life

TOP TEN: A Look Back and Forward at the Past Decade and the Decade to Come — #1 Backward and Forward Finances

TOP TEN: A Look Back and Forward at the Past Decade and the Decade to Come — #1 Backward and Forward Finances

Starting New Rhythms... This morning I woke up late after having a bit of insomnia. In part, I blamed the two cupcakes (sugar, chocolate, gluten and all!) that were leftovers from my granddaughter's 1st Birthday Party on Sunday. Second, my 17-year-old hadn't sent me a Snapchat saying he was home from work (our agreement so … Continue reading TOP TEN: A Look Back and Forward at the Past Decade and the Decade to Come — #1 Backward and Forward Finances

The Hidden Fault of Comparing Myself to Myself

The Hidden Fault of Comparing Myself to Myself

How can I know all the sins lurking in my heart?Cleanse me from these hidden faults.Keep your servant from deliberate sins!Don't let them control me.Then I will be free of guilt, and innocent of great sin.May the words of my mouth and the mediation of my heart be pleasing to you, O Lord, my rock … Continue reading The Hidden Fault of Comparing Myself to Myself

When the Third One Left the Nest – The Differences Between Sons and Daughters

When the Third One Left the Nest – The Differences Between Sons and Daughters

Maybe it's because I'm the mom and he's my son, but I had no idea it would be so hard to watch my boy leave home. After all, his sisters have been on their own for years and they are doing amazing. So, why did the smallest thought of him being on his own bring … Continue reading When the Third One Left the Nest – The Differences Between Sons and Daughters

His Reckless Love is Greater Than – Wounds to Wins Sidenote

Accepting the gift of salvation and not bothering to know your Savior is like accepting a beautifully wrapped present and then placing it on a shelf and never discovering the wonderful things inside. A saved life should be a changed life. We either choose to work toward change or we choose to remain as we … Continue reading His Reckless Love is Greater Than – Wounds to Wins Sidenote

Exchanging Platitude for Gratitute – The real key to peace in a fallen world

Exchanging Platitude for Gratitute – The real key to peace in a fallen world

Among debates on gun control and gun rights (after another school shooting this past week), continued hate for President Trump spewing across social media and news outlets that have long forgotten their role to provide us with unbiased and actual "news" -- I desire more than anything to focus my mind, time, energy -- and … Continue reading Exchanging Platitude for Gratitute – The real key to peace in a fallen world