Archive | January, 2018

prayer, prayer journaling, prayer life

IF YOU WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR PRAYER LIFE READ THIS!

Of all the spiritual disciplines, prayer is the one I struggle with the most. Each year I resolve to improve my prayer life but never feel satisfied with my progress. Last year, I got honest with myself and most importantly with God, about my desire to deepen my prayer life. I confessed my frustration to…

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ordinary day, marriage, married life, happily ever after, staying married,

CELEBRATING THE ORDINARY DAYS OF MARRIAGE

We’ve been together 33 years this month and married for 31 years in March. I asked him out on our first date and we’ve been dating ever since; but, that doesn’t mean it’s always been easy. Even after all these years together, staying happily married takes work and requires us both to be intentional and…

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DIY, round coffee table, chalk paint coffee table, chalk paint recipe

DIY ROUND COFFEE TABLE

Sometimes a piece of furniture has served its original purpose and it begs for a makeover. Such was the case with a round table that Eric and I purchased many years ago at a second-hand store when we lived in Tennessee. Many family dinners have been enjoyed and birthdays celebrated around this simple round table….

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I'm overwhelmed.

FOR WHEN YOU NEED HELP IN THE OVERWHELM

Overwhelm! It’s a thing, right? Which makes it a noun and an epic one when it’s coming at you like a freight train. We’re only a few days into 2018 and I’ve felt overwhelmed already. I’m not surprised. As a firstborn, Type A, overachiever with a side-order of scatterbrained creativity, I learned how to fight…

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