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Who Listens to Tiny, Insignificant You?

July 25, 2015

We were traveling through farm country when these huge windmills popped up on the horizon. As we drew closer, we realized that the windmills were HUGE! The windmills, along with the vast open fields rolling with corn, made me feel small. Very small. God also felt big. Very big ~ and a bit a far … Read moreWho Listens to Tiny, Insignificant You?

Are You “Not Quite Right”?

May 12, 2015

The coffee bin in this picture is not quite right.  The lid that is supposed to keep our coffee air tight doesn’t quite get the job done.  Why don’t I buy a new one?  Because … before Austin died, he snuck this item into the grocery cart one day. When I asked him about it, … Read moreAre You “Not Quite Right”?

3 Reasons to Change Your “Boss”

May 4, 2015

Maybe your boss is like Steve Carell from “The Office” ~ funny, incompetent, easy to manipulate… Or maybe your boss is like Kevin Spacey in “House of Cards” ~ self-serving, corrupt, controlling… Or, maybe your boss a woman like Meryl Streep in “The Devil Wears Prada” ~ forceful, demanding, demeaning … Or maybe your boss is awesome … Read more3 Reasons to Change Your “Boss”

3 Ideas to “Let it Go!”

April 1, 2015

Ok, stop signing the Frozen song…I know you were, but now it’s time to get into God’s Word!  Last week we talked about how hurrying can lead us to make mistakes.  Today, our Wisdom Wednesday is a bit of a turn on the fact that most of us do hurry through life. As I was reading … Read more3 Ideas to “Let it Go!”

How You Can Choose Faith, Not Fear

March 31, 2015

This picture is our son, Ethan, during the summer when he was five.  You can’t tell by the picture how high he is, but let this Mom tell you that my heart was racing.  It was a little bit dangerous. But…I let him climb.  And…I prayed.  Since we lost Austin to something as mundane as strep … Read moreHow You Can Choose Faith, Not Fear

3 Ideas to Help You Grab Gratitude and Push Out Pain

March 23, 2015

This is Austin Lee the day before his 3rd birthday.  He picked out his birthday cake and made it mostly by himself…cracking the eggs and everything!  I helped a little, of course, but he really tackled it.  He was way too mature for his age.  I am grateful now for his maturity because it allowed us to … Read more3 Ideas to Help You Grab Gratitude and Push Out Pain