How Is Your Faith?

The other afternoon, as I took a break from the normal chores, I decided to get some inspiration from Richard Rohr’s Daily Meditation.  Without a doubt, Richard’s words leave me with peace, or contemplation; either way, his words are good for the soul. This particular writing of his was titled:  Faith and Doubt Are Not Opposites.  There was …

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A Different Kind of Lent

Lent, for many of us Christians, is a time of giving up something that you can’t seem to go without, or a time to truly change one’s ways, maybe giving up negativity and focusing on the positive in life.  Maybe, if we can manage forty days of a positive change in our lives, we could …

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Create a Garden Worth the View ~

On a gloomy day, I needed some sunshine, or at least something to make me pause and smile. Perusing through some favorite quotes, I happened upon this beauty: “Take care of your garden, and keep out the weeds; fill it up with sunshine, kind words and kind deeds, ” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. This quote …

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Faith to Listen ~

Last year it was faith…  the word that I chose to reflect upon throughout the year.   When I mentioned the word faith to a friend, she stated, “Ah ~ Faith… the opposite of fear”.  I love it when someone can state something so clear and simple, yet so powerful at the same time.   In fact, …

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It’s That Time of The Year ~

Whether you are a parent, student, teacher, or a friend to one of the aforementioned, you can feel it; there's a certain amped up electrical charge coursing throught the air.  This feeling might even take you back to your younger years; the feeling that so much has been accomplished, and so much is yet to …

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Heaven…. Do you believe?

Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back by Todd Burpo, Lynn Vincent (Contributor), Sonja Burpo, Colton Burpo This book was a very quick read, due to the fact that I didn't want to stop reading it. Todd Burpo did an excellent job in describing the events …

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