Welcome back to our Warm Hearted Wednesday link-up! During our last link up we wrote posts which we called Pep Talk 2016 going along with this months theme. You can go to our Warm Hearted Wednesday Link-Up page to read any of our previous WHW posts. Last week we asked you to write a post expressing something you feel passionately about and asked you to share it with us in either the link-up or the comments. Today let’s be each other’s cheerleaders. (more…)
One of the many things we chase after as human beings is joy. I admit I seek joy just as much as the next person. Yet, as I’ve gotten older, and hopefully wiser, I have come to learn that I have sought out joy in the wrong places. No, I’m not saying I’ve sought out “friends (or joy) in low places!” But I have through the years looked to things or people for my joy.
You can’t find your joy in others. Other things, other places, or other people. If I only had this house, that car, or wore the right clothing. Or if I could go to this vacation spot, live in this area or have that job. If I could only marry this person, have that kind of family, hang out with those people.
A new year has dawned! Happy New Year!!
We celebrate the beginning of a year as time given to start afresh and anew. A clean slate to work with is definitely a welcome thought to me. I tend to think of it as a chance to start over on the many different things I didn’t get done last year. On and on my thoughts go, wildly racing about thinking of the numerous things I can get done: losing weight, eating healthier, organizing my kitchen, etc. Nothing, or close to nothing, gets finished. I have, once again, run out of time. (more…)
Dear sweet child of mine, I love you. Those are the first and the last words I want to tell my children.
You are my heart.
From the day I conceived you and found out I was going to have a baby, until this very day, I have loved you with more love then I even thought was possible. I didn’t know I could love anyone as much as I love you.
When I was pregnant the second time, I thought, “Can you really love another child (more…)
It’s the beginning of a New Year. For many of us opening a new calendar is like starting the year over with a clean slate. We make decisions everyday on how we are going to spend our time. We decide what goals we want to set in the new year and what activities we want to participate in.
Some goals and resolutions we will be diligent to keep while others will sadly go by the wayside. Overwhelmed, it is easy to give up altogether.
While many of these decisions are important, many will not necessarily hurt us to put off for later. However there is one very important decision we must make this year that is life changing.