Carefree Living

I’m a control freak like most moms.  We can’t help ourselves.  Even if you claim first prize in the “hands off approach”, when the stakes are high, I’m sure you rev up the engine of your helicopter. Maybe not, but it brings me comfort knowing you might.  You know, normalization. I could share the crazy…

Pierre de Coubertin

Kindness. The quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate (Merriam-Webster) In all that we can give to those around us in our daily lives, kindness, by far, is the greatest gift. Kindness takes time and focus. Often, an act of sincere kindness means foregoing your goals or agenda. Sharrin, in our Toastmaster’s group, gave an awe-inspiring…

Chewy Sugar Cookies

If I post a recipe, it’s because it’s divine!  My second favorite cookie is the sugar cookie, especially with sugar crystals. Oh happiness! My most favorite cookie is the Mexican Wedding Cookie.  I had to post this sugar cookie recipe.  With the holidays ahead, you will want to give this one a try!  The best!…

Feel the Rain On Your Skin

Thank you for the struggle. My flesh finally acknowledged with great joy the gift from God. A circumcision of the heart. God gave Noah, after a magnitude of life experiences and obedience to the Word of God, a beautiful rainbow. The first rainbow ever to pan across the sky–just for Noah. Can you imagine the…

Cannelloni/Rigatoni Cake

This recipe was inspired by Vivian Grace for our family night.  We developed our own recipe by utilizing several recipes on the internet. Our mealtime has become a way to reconnect as a family and enjoy fellowship around the table. Making spaghetti is one of the easiest meals to make, and we found this recipe…

The Lamb

The lamb’s appearance was overwhelming. As I gazed upon the Lamb, His beauty, gentleness, and kindness were felt. The sunset in all the colors, warmth, and majesty. The twinkle in the eyes of a baby when they laugh. Certain visualizations can be known by the soul and mind beyond what a camera can capture. This was…