I recently had my hair colored and cut. It was much needed as my grey roots were showing like dull diamonds through my brown hair. While I was enjoying my “salon time”, I started thinking about roots. My mind was racing with all kinds of thoughts. The definition of the word root as a nounContinue reading “ARE YOUR ROOTS SHOWING?”
There’s a wise saying that goes like this “What you accept in the beginning is what you get in the end.” If you are not happy with your relationships, then you must take a look at what you are allowing in your life. You teach people how to treat you. Teach them to treat youContinue reading “WHAT DO YOU TOLERATE?”
There is one thing no one tells you about the empty nest season. No one tells you how much more complicated it is to get everyone together for celebrations. May is a busy month for our family. With two birthdays, Mother’s Day and Memorial Day on the calendar, it can be quite the juggling actContinue reading “THE EMPTY NEST AND CELEBRATIONS”
Everyone wants to be accepted, heard and understood. When you speak with love you show you care. When others know you care they will want to hear what you have to say. You must show you care before you can influence or lead others.
Another trip to my cabin in the woods is in the books. We managed to get a four day weekend out of this trip to celebrate Robby’s birthday in the mountains. The weather in Maggie Valley is always quickly changing so our plans are usually flexible. Good thing we planned it that way because SaturdayContinue reading “A DAY FOR STAYING INSIDE”
Commitment is revealed in consistency not rigidity. We must allow flexibility in how we pursue our goals. Always remember 2+2=4 but so does 3+1=4. Don’t create drama and collateral damage through inflexibility.
I really had no idea what to expect from this book. Our married couples small group began reading this book as the focus for our eight week spring meeting season. What I discovered is that “Taste and See” is a journey of discovery, hospitality and community. The gift of hospitality is not a natural strengthContinue reading “REVIEW OF TASTE AND SEE: DISCOVERING GOD AMONG BUTCHERS BAKERS AND FRESH FOOD MAKERS By: Margaret Feinberg”
I simply love this quote by Coco Chanel! One short sentence that says so much! As women we sometimes need a little reminder to never sell ourselves short. Never lower your standards to fit the desires of others. And…more importantly, wear those heels, because you are always fabulous in a great pair of shoes!
I recently decided the time had come for a DIY front door makeover. Over the past 11 years, our front door has had a lot of use. Family and friends have been welcomed into our home through a beautiful red door. At least it used to be beautiful. Afternoon sun, hurricanes, a 1000 year floodContinue reading “DIY FRONT DOOR MAKEOVER WITH SPRAY PAINT”
What a beautiful world we can create by spreading love. It is a powerful thing to consider how to influence those around us in a positive way. Be kind, be humble, love others and always leave things and people better than when you found them!