Easy-breezy is the preference of the flesh. But in ease there is no growth. Ease is where you find complacency and laziness. It is in the fire of hardships that we grow. Facing hard and difficult things and circumstances produce a refined and stronger character. Hardship is where we are changed from the ordinary toContinue reading “THE FIRE OF HARDSHIPS”
On my most recent trip to the cabin, a tailgate picnic was on our agenda. The weather was spectacular and the Blue Ridge Parkway beckoned us to sit for a while. We came prepared and I thought I would share just how easy and fun it was. Supplies It’s pretty obvious that you can’t haveContinue reading “A MOUNTAIN TAILGATE PICNIC”
I think that as human beings, we all have this ideal world where there is no evil. The problem with that line of thinking is that there would also be no joy. It is in the presence of free will and making choices that both evil, love, bad, good, sorrow and joy exist.
Moving on has been the focus of our past week. Our youngest daughter moved into a new condo last week. While she did all the packing and unpacking, “Two Men and a Truck“ (three in her case) did the heavy lifting. Robby and I sat back and let our youngest take the reins and workContinue reading “MOVING ON”
Have you ever stopped to take the time to really think about what you believe about yourself. We must recognize that who we are and what we do are two different things. When you see yourself as having value, worth and purpose, then others will see that as well. Don’t expect others to see youContinue reading “BELIEVE IN YOURSELF”
There is nothing better than a friendship that develops organically from a common experience. It is a beautiful thing to find that you are not alone in your experience of life. To share common ground with another is the birthing of friendship.
While trying to decide on a “Friday post”, my mind was captured by the thought of loving your neighbor. As I’ve mentioned previously, I have a lovely new neighbor right next door that get’s me! My husband would tell you “that’s a hard thing to do!” LOL! Yet, just a stones through away is someoneContinue reading “LOVING YOUR NEIGHBOR”
One our greatest flaws as human beings is the ability to be deceived. This quote is great life advice. Wisdom always leads you to truth!
Well, I have been waiting quite a while to do this DIY master closet redo post. At long last it is “finished” enough to reveal. All that remains is touch up paint on ceiling and toe molding around the baseboards. Robby has been focused on replacing all the flooring throughout the bedroom, so that stuffContinue reading “DIY MASTER CLOSET REDO”
Do you believe everything you hear? Any one point of view seems good until the other side has an opportunity to present their position. In today’s fast paced, social media, agenda driven world, it is a very wise thing to consider the source and use both skillful and Godly wisdom to find the truth.