Leaving the Forest

When I’m preparing for something, like an event, I’m usually pretty antsy about it. It’s dreadfully difficult for me to let go and breathe and trust that things will happen the way they should, and all I need to do is be sure I’m ready. But then, my mind’s voice will echo back, “But how…

The thrilling shopping extravaganza recap.

My Thursday last week started with me going over my grocery shopping lists, checking and double checking that I would only purchase the items I needed for specific meals. No extra candy bars. No bag of cookies that was on sale, 2 for $5.00. To doubly ensure my “only on the list” personal purchase policy,…

Living contentedly.

There are times I get so frustrated with life because it’s not the way “it was supposed to be.” I’m not sure when, but somewhere in my past, I must’ve decided that life was “supposed” to go a certain way for me. I was planning on having my own business by now. At one point…

Quotable: Corrie ten Boom

Corrie ten Boom’s story is one to be read and pondered quietly in the heart. She survived a concentration camp during WWII and went on to become a beloved speaker of encouraging words. She spoke on faith, love, even on surrender to God. In a way, I’m feel lazy about writing, but today is  a…