Something is Coming

Hello June! Hello Summer! A new season has arrived and with it a new season of life for me. My blog posts have been few and far between lately so today I wanted to invite you into my world and update you on the crazy life of a children’s book author. I’m sharing images from […]

Fight for Friendship

“I think if I’ve learned anything about friendship, it’s to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don’t walk away, don’t be distracted, don’t be too busy or tired, don’t take them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff.” Jon […]

3 Ways to Pursue What You Value

One of my favorite cartoons is the perfect example of perspective. The guy stranded on the island is thrilled to see an approaching boat. The guy in the boat is thrilled to finally reach land. Everything depends on our perspective. How we view family, it’s function, purpose and how we interact makes a vital difference […]

Help for Spring Fever

For the month of January, I was so happy to fly south with the other snowbirds. A month of sun and warmer temperatures were just what Dr. Debbie ordered. I’m home now and the snow and ice couldn’t wait to greet me. So, I think I need a booster shot. It’s time to think “SPRING.” […]

Do you Need to Reboot?

As a homeschooling mom of five children I had many more stay-cations than vacations. Every summer when it was time once again to consider a trip to some fascinating place, we always chose to put the money toward some home repair or home recreation need. An above ground pool seemed a wiser choice that would […]

How Well Do You Love?

When Westley declared his love to Buttercup it was with three simple words, “As you wish.” In a few days we will be in the month of love. Valentines is just around the corner and soon store shelves will be filled with chocolates and the floral industry will be cranking out the roses. Many purchase […]

Customize Your Default Setting

“There are people who live their whole lives on the default setting, never realizing you can customize.” Robert Brault What is your default setting? We all have that mindset that we gravitate to. We have a default setting that left unchecked is where we end up if we float through life. I’ve been discussing dreams […]

Has Something Died?

Is there something that has died or grown dormant in your life? Are there convictions you once held that are now just a loosely held belief? Is there a daily discipline that once helped you stay fit physically, mentally or spiritually that you no longer practice? Our lives can be too loud. Many of our […]

Change Your Dreams into Reality

2018 is now a year that has slipped into the pile of calendars past. As you reviewed and recalled the past year, I hope it brought you pleasant memories and a feeling of great satisfaction. I hope that there were resolutions you set that you kept. I truly hope you lost that unwanted extra weight. […]

Look Back

And so, 2018 comes to a close. As you look back and review this past year are you shocked? Did it turn out like you had planned? Was it full of surprises? So much can occur in just 12 months. It is important to take the time to review your past year. What did you […]