Faith journey · Personal growth

Fresh start to a new decade: reflecting back on this past decade

A decade almost over. To think that I'm decades old is definitely sobering. 🙂 My goodness, life has been an adventurous ride for our family these past 10 years. It would be nice if I had a memorable saying, insight packed message to share with you, but the mind goes haywire trying to narrow it… Continue reading Fresh start to a new decade: reflecting back on this past decade

Faith journey

A short excerpt on faith and the good of not knowing clearly…

I've been reading bits and pieces of Dallas Willard's book titled Hearing God: Developing a Conversational Relationship With God. The title caught my interest right away, and reading it has been good but slow. His writing is rich with insights and biblical references requiring more time. But here was an interesting passage that resonated with… Continue reading A short excerpt on faith and the good of not knowing clearly…

Faith journey · Personal growth

Accidentally donated my keys into the metal bins…along with a happy ending

Do you know that split second feeling you get after you've forgotten something after it's too late, locked yourself out, dropped something in public without knowing, or in my case a few days ago, accidentally donating your keys into the stand-alone metal donation bin? After running around the mall picking up some chocolate and things… Continue reading Accidentally donated my keys into the metal bins…along with a happy ending

Faith journey · Personal growth

God blessed me even when I was a reluctant giver

On a regular outing for coffee, I ended up getting unexpectedly blessed when I tried to bless someone else. I had thirty minutes to myself before picking up the kids, and I was determined to use it productively: get my coffee, sit down, scroll through Instagram, and spend the last few minutes staring out into… Continue reading God blessed me even when I was a reluctant giver