Finding Control in Chaos

Every couple of years the Army awards a contact to a moving company that will come and pack up all our worldly possessions and move them to the next place we will call home. As with many business transactions, the winner is usually the lowest bidder. We have been overwhelmingly fortunate with the majority of our […]

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Say “Yes” to the Mess

In honor of Mother’s Day, this special post is brought to us by my  friend Katie Gibson at Rooted Moms where she is committed to encouraging moms with daily devotions written by moms for moms. Swing on over to get your daily dose of inspiration.   Say “Yes” to the Mess By Katie Gibson I often marvel at […]

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Change Me

Change is hard. Just ask anybody who learned to type on a typewriter how they feel about the reemergence of the one space after a period rule. I have had to retrain my right thumb to strike that long space bar key just one single time from the double tap to which it is has […]

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Enough

Enough. Do you have it? When I look in my closet or my pantry or my children’s toy box I’m convinced that we do. One peek into my craft room proves that I’m no stranger to excess, either. Yet, somehow the desire for more continuously overtakes my satisfaction with enough. Advertisements scream and shout, plotting […]

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What Frightens You?

What frightens you? We are surrounded by the dangerous, difficult and unknown every single day. And sometimes knowing multiplies our fear. Skiing was fun, before I learned how painful snow can be. I became a lot less confident about driving in Central Texas after my husband was broadsided less than a mile from home last […]

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Messes. Memories. Masterpieces. (27 Apr 15)

Happy Monday, dear friends! Let’s start the week off right with Monday’s Messes, Memories and Masterpieces. It’s a way for us to connect and share, even though we may be many miles apart. Each week we will celebrate, support and encourage one another though all life throws at us. Messes could be a pinterest fail, […]

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