Gratitude Push-ups

While flipping through an old notebook I discovered several gratitude lists I made during our Daring Adventure transition at the request of my counselor. Her assignment was this: Write down five things you are grateful/thankful for, five things you are thankful for that haven’t happened yet, and five things you are giving to God. I […]

My Summer Stack

My husband is training for a half-marathon. This means he runs several times per week. (I do not run. Not even if I’m being chased by a T-Rex. I am laying down and letting that sucker have me for lunch.) It’s the middle of summer in Iowa which means it’s hot and humid. Any running […]

You Need Beauty

One son is away at church camp. The other son has driver’s ed in the mornings. My husband is at work. This means I’m home alone for THREE whole hours. I honestly cannot remember the last time that happened. Still trying to remember. Nope. No wonder I’m so giddy. Instead of filling this time with […]

When Mr. Steady Met Nurse Ratched

A few weeks ago I drove my husband to the emergency room. We didn’t leave the hospital for two and a half days. A few days later we went back for surgery. One moment he was fine, the next he was anything but fine. My man has always been my rock. He is Mr. Steady. […]