Random Ramblings

2 09, 2016

My House Is Not My Home

By | 2016-12-05T17:53:59+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|Faith, Family|29 Comments

There is a saying that is painted on the wall of my old house — the house I just moved out of. It says… In this house… We do real. We do mistakes. We do I’m sorry. We do second [...]

9 04, 2015

You Know Enough to Go

By | 2016-12-05T17:54:07+00:00 April 9th, 2015|Faith|30 Comments

I am a terrible decision maker. T-e-r-r-i-b-l-e. I am also a perfectionist. The idea that I can make a choice now that I later realize is not the absolute best choice drives me insane. And let me tell ya... Perfectionism and decision-making [...]

10 02, 2015

A Reality of Getting Older (I Used To Be a Night Owl)

By | 2016-12-05T17:54:08+00:00 February 10th, 2015|Fun|36 Comments

It's 10:26 p.m. And I'm forcing myself to write this blog post. It's almost like I'm sitting here with my eyes propped open with toothpicks (remember those cartoons where the characters would do this to stay awake). And the thing [...]

5 01, 2015

Hacked

By | 2015-01-05T12:31:26+00:00 January 5th, 2015|Fun|53 Comments

My last post was 12/1. I settled in for the month of December to do a bit of a digital detox and to also step back and think about what I wanted to write and talk about in 2015. It was great. Until 12/30. [...]

6 10, 2014

#030 – People Portraits – Kristen Welch (Mercy House)

By | 2016-12-05T17:54:09+00:00 October 6th, 2014|Faith, Food & Fitness, Podcast|0 Comments

If you’ve been reading my blog or following me on social media lately, you’ve heard me talk about my Mercy Marathon. I’m currently training to run a marathon on December 14th. But I’m not running just for me.  I'm delighted to [...]

23 09, 2014

#028 – People Portraits – Elizabeth Foss (Part II)

By | 2016-12-05T17:54:09+00:00 September 23rd, 2014|Fun, Podcast|0 Comments

Today is a continuation of my conversation/podcast with my friend, Elizabeth Foss. Did you miss yesterday's podcast?  If so, you can listen to it HERE! Because we've never had the chance to chat on the phone for any length of time, [...]

22 09, 2014

#027 – People Portraits – Elizabeth Foss (Part I)

By | 2016-12-05T17:54:10+00:00 September 22nd, 2014|Fun, Podcast|0 Comments

How was your weekend? Mine was wonderful. My daughter got married. It's official. I'm a mother-in-law (or mother-in-love as I prefer to say). Don't be surprised over the next days, weeks, and months if I use that as some kind [...]

2 09, 2014

#024 – Tips for Conquering Your Comfort Zone

By | 2016-12-05T17:54:10+00:00 September 2nd, 2014|Faith, Podcast|8 Comments

photo credit Who doesn't like comfort? Whether it's a person, place, thing, or idea we tend to like that with which we are familiar. But God doesn't put us here to be comfortable. He is constantly seeking to stretch us [...]