Obstacle Course


“Give thanks to the Lord Almighty…For He is good and His love endures forever.” Psalm 118:1 Today I completed the Got the Nerve Triathlon for the fourth time. The first time I did this race I had lost about 45 pounds weighing in at 220. Talk about running to the trouble. Not only was I […]

Love Does

This week I saw a t-shirt that said “Love Does.” I wasn’t sure of the organization/cause but it was a motto that made complete sense. So thank google I found; Bob Goff wrote a book entitled “Love Does.” Love a decided action. Love can show up when we least expect it. Meeting needs and going […]


“I wish you would step back from that ledge my friend…” -Third Eye Blind After a working weekend there is nothing more I want to do than to sit down and write. Learning from others and their unique perspectives, struggles, and forward progress speaks volumes in this choosing life and believing better arena. Learning how […]

Be Patient

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“And I will wait for you…” -Mumford and Sons Sitting around a table with kindergarteners, patience must be modeled, explained and thoroughly reiterated. Constant reminders; get in your seat, wait your turn, keep your hands to yourself, shhh so and so is talking now. The jitters. The sillies. The up and downs. The busting out […]

Be Hopeful

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“Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles. They will walk and not be faint.” -Isaiah 40:31 The day I shut my blog down… I wasn’t feeling so hopeful. I called my sister and said…”I shut the whole operation down. I don’t want to have wrong […]

Be Happy

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“It means no worries…for the rest of your days…it’s our problem-free, philosophy…” -Hakuna Matata What is this secret to not worrying and truly being happy? As we face the new year with roads and roads of unknowns before us; is it possible to truly be happy regardless of what comes our way?  “You can go ahead and enjoy […]

Awe and Wonder

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“The truth is, time spent thinking about what if? is time wasted. Today I choose to focus on what is. Today is a new day with joy waiting to be discovered. Today is a new day with mercies to be uncovered.” -incourageme.com For the month of December I vowed to blog once a week about […]