A new look at stress relief…

By |2018-03-02T18:58:45-06:00January 16th, 2012|

Girls need pampering now and then. Most of us include a few girly maintenance/stress-relievers in our budget: pedicures, manicures, massage, a bit of retail therapy. I live a stressful life, in my opinion. My job [...]

Run the good race

By |2018-03-02T18:59:47-06:00October 7th, 2011|

On my 17-year-old daughter’s bedroom mirror, written in dry erase marker, I read, “Now that I have seen, I am responsible. Faith without deeds is dead.” She posted this reminder when she returned from a [...]

“Just a mom”??

By |2018-03-02T19:00:09-06:00September 13th, 2011|

Every time I hear a woman describe what she does by starting with the words, “I’m just…” I want to shake her. And then hug her. And say, there’s no such thing as “just a [...]

What can I do?

By |2018-03-02T19:02:22-06:00December 10th, 2009|

It's 2 degrees here, with howling winds that drive the windchill well below zero. I am inconvenienced by such weather--car doors freeze shut, roads are a bit slick. But I slept in a warm bed. [...]

Sanctified shopping

By |2018-03-02T19:02:34-06:00October 23rd, 2009|

Most of us love to shop, especially when we find unique or unusual items. But sometimes, purusing the clearance rack at Target, I have to wonder--who made these pants? Did this t-shirt come from a [...]

Mission Backpack

By |2018-03-02T19:02:50-06:00August 6th, 2009|

My daughter and I were trolling the aisles of our favorite discount store today, on a mission to find a gift for my darling husband, who turns 45 today. He's not easy to shop for!                 [...]

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