Milestone–100 Posts!

Yay! Today marks 100 separate posts on WordPress! ‘m celebrating with a new theme! What do you think?? New posts will show up at the top of my Home Page (click the little house icon at the top left.) If I am publishing a series of posts, a summary display of each post will cycle where the this one is now. Fun, huh!  In a few days I’ll put the February Focus on Deepening Relationships there. Right now you’ll find them on the left side bar on the Home Page under Featured Categories. I wasn’t sure what I was in… Read More ›

Celebrating 50! (Part 2)

Today is my 50th birthday. We celebrated at 6:00 this morning! In our busy household, everyone is going in different directions today, starting at 6:30, so this is the time that everyone could be together. Now–everyone has gone on their way, and I feel like my heart has left with them! I love my family. <3 Psalm 100:5 (NLT) “For the Lord is good. His unfailing love continues forever, and his faithfulness continues to each generation.”  Psalm 136:1 (NLT) “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever.” The celebration continues as I remember God’s work in my life. I began yesterday… Read More ›

Celebrating 50! (Part 1)

Psalm 63:1-5 (NLT) “O God, you are my God; I earnestly search for you. My soul thirsts for you; my whole body longs for you in this parched and weary land where there is no water. I have seen you in your sanctuary and gazed upon your power and glory. Your unfailing love is better than life itself; how I praise you! I will praise you as long as I live, lifting up my hands to you in prayer. You satisfy me more than the richest feast. I will praise you with songs of joy.” Tomorrow I celebrate my 50th birthday. The celebration began over the weekend with extended family. When I told… Read More ›

A Little Loved Lamb

I don’t think we realize how tenderly we are loved.  I know I don’t.  I am a driven, Type-A personality.  It comes with an unhealthy dose of high expectations–and guilt when I don’t measure up. Thankfully, through His Word, the Lord reminds me, over and again, how tenderly He loves me. He loves you with the same, tender love. Zephaniah 3:17 (NLT) “For the Lord your God is living among you. He is a mighty savior. He will take delight in you with gladness. With his love, he will calm all your fears. He will rejoice over you with joyful songs.”… Read More ›