This year I turn 40 and I decided that I did not want to wallow in what I don’t have. Trust me, I know how to do that really well! 🙂 Even though I don’t have many things I desire a great deal, I do have many things in my life that are wonderful and […]

A Look Back – 2016

It is hard to believe that 2017 is already here. Towards the end of 2016 I was definitely ready for the new year to begin. Last year proved to be a very hard year. It wasn’t bad but, it was very hard. I was completely worn out from all that took place last year. There were […]

Two Weeks In

I am two weeks into my first semester at Liberty Online University and it has been quite the experience already. My time is either consumed with work or with doing lots of reading for school. I never thought that my hardest class would be called “Time Management” but it is my hardest class right now! […]


Over the last month I have taken a blogging break. To say I was a little overwhelmed would be an understatement. During my blogging break I took time to read many of my friend’s writing to be encouraged and refreshed. I wanted to share one of the posts I read recently that was encouraging and […]


I received this bracelet last week.  It is a great reminder for me to always have hope and look to the only One that can give it. You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in your word. Psalm 119:114 ESV