When You Wonder if Lent is for You

I grew up Catholic, so Lent has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. But lately, I’ve been surprised to see some of my Protestant friends sort of thumb their nose at the observance of Lent as something purely Catholic. In fact, many dismiss it as something vilified during […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Jehovah Shalom

I’m excited to welcome Donna M.Z. Hoover back for this week’s edition of Word Nerd Wednesday as she explores what it means when we refer to God as Jehovah Shalom. Jehovah Shalom Although we have gadgets at our fingertips that provide every form of entertainment, along with the technology to keep us connected at all […]

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Farewell 2018

WOW! What a year 2018 has been! I flipped through the photos on my phone a couple weeks ago looking for some for a project (please don’t lecture me about how I ought to get those off my phone and on the cloud or wherever it is I’m supposed to be storing our family history […]

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A Woman’s Worth: More Than The Money I Make

Have you ever wondered what you’re worth? Not the bottom line after you’ve add all your assets and deduct all your debts, or the difference between what you make and what you spend. But rather what you are worth as a person. I got up close and personal with this question when our financial advisor […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Parable

I’m so thrilled to welcome Sarah Travis back to My Messy Desk for Word Nerd Wednesday! She is super smart and shares that wisdom with us as we study a word you’ve probably heard before, but may not have looked at from this perspective! ********* Parable | “a short story that teaches a moral or […]

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2016 – A Year in Review

Happy New Year!! This is always a special time for me. I love looking back with fondness over all the MEMORIES (don’t miss the giveaway for sharing your best of 2016 on my Facebook Page) made in the year past and ahead with anticipation toward all the possibilities of the next 12 months. What a year […]

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