What are you waiting for?

Have you ever been promised something amazing but found yourself waiting and wondering when it would arrive? Sometimes, getting what we want doesn’t come as quickly as a package ordered on Amazon Prime and shipped via FedEx. About three years ago, after much prayerful consideration and study, God called me to start this craft business. I combed […]

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Do you have time for that?

“Do you have time for that?” That was my husband’s response when I mentioned I was going to apply for a board position with my women’s bible study on post. He backed out of the driveway as I despondently watched the rain trickle down the window of the car. I quietly mumbled the only possible […]

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They Are Listening

As my six year old stumbled into the house tripping over his older brother one day last week, he was bursting with barely contained excitement. I thought perhaps like me, he was happy the sun was finally out after several days of dreary weather, or he had a chance to see the fluffy snow falling […]

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One Good Thing

I doubt I was alone in making some decisions to eat healthier, exercise more and generally take better care of myself at the start of this new year.  I impressed myself for the first 4 or 5 weeks, making good choices and exercising what felt like super-human will power and restraint.  And then several things […]

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Compelled to Write

Dear Friends, Some of you may know I started this blog to write about crafting and all the fun I was having with My Messy Desk, but you may have noticed God had other plans for this platform.  I will still occasionally throw in a post or two with a crafty tutorial, but my writing […]

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Company Uniforms

Since I started My Messy Desk, it’s always been a toss up about what to wear for my workshop days or when I participate as a vendor in bazaars.  I don’t want to be too fancy for workshops, because you never know what kind of mess I might make on my clothes, and I want […]

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