Posts Categorized: Encouragement

Easter, ain’t no bunny baby

We took our daughter to the Bass Pro shop for an egg hunt last weekend (finding candy eggs in fishing line tackle = way cool) and after the hunt there were crafts to make, tables to visit, and an Easter bunny to see. Well, Partycake wasn’t sure if she wanted her picture taken with the… Read more »

The Importance of Restoration

Lately, I’ve found myself accumulating bitty headaches and major heartaches. Both of which, can easily leave anyone feeling jaded. I’m sharing this minute personal information because there is a great need for restoration in the soul when this happens. If we don’t take time to be restored, we’ll become noticeably shabby. In a little over… Read more »

Habakkuk 1:5

In the opening to the book of Habakkuk in the Old Testament, the prophet is asking God why there are so many horrible things allowed in society. God’s answer beginning in verse 5 was this: “Look among the nations! Observe! Be astonished! Wonder! Because I am doing something in your days-  You would not believe… Read more »

It’s the Little Things

A short list of the things that made me smile most at Walt Disney World: * The Magical Express driver actually said, “God bless.” * Partycake meeting her friends and the way it made them so real * The Crystal Palace experience * Finding out that the Christmas parade, is still called the Christmas parade… Read more »

The Relativity of Fear

This morning my daughter lept into my lap from her bed saying, “Mommy, Mommy, I hear noise.” Thunder rolled once again outside. In her mind, the thunder was rolling directly outside her window. “Mommy, Mommy, I hear again.” She curled up, hugging her duck, and hid her face in my nightshirt. This afternoon, I checked… Read more »

Peace, Peace, but there is Peace

Answers are often withheld when we first need them. Certainly, though, we trust to a certain sense of peace that is really very inexplicable. Lately, stress seems a constant neighbor, though I can’t really deem it to be an ally. With constant decision making and a pounding in my skull, I beat at certain responsibilities… Read more »