We can’t get there from here…

As a girl growing up in Northern Virginia, we took family vacations all up and down the East coast.  Every once in a while we would struggle to get from point A to point B, and my Dad would exclaim, “We can’t get there from here!”  This was back in the days before GPS and […]

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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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Know the Source

  We allow our youngest son to draw and color in church.  Sometimes he impresses us with drawings derived from the lessons in his Sunday School class that week.  Other times he draws sweet pictures of our family.  Most often lately, he will draw some random collection of super heroes.  Sunday, he showed me this […]

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Send Me!!

I’m sure you have heard the adage, “God equips those He calls.”  This is another one of those stories. As much as I enjoy and researching and writing, you might assume that I enjoy talking about my faith and that would make me a natural at leading a Bible study. The way I write about […]

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Clean House

Last week at a women’s meeting at church, one of the ladies was telling “You might be Lutheran if…” jokes to break the ice before a presentation she gave. One of them struck a chord with all the women in the room and several said they needed signs with the punch line to hang on the […]

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