Monthly Archives: July 2009

Whirlwind Walk

Following up from last week’s blog…for those of you just jumping in… my daughter and I missed our family vacation to Lake Norris, TN for our annual houseboat trip. The rest of my family arrived home safely from the trip with lots of interesting stories to share. I think I was meant to stay home… to pray for angels all around …

Unexpected Suprises!

My fourteen year old son shared with my husband a few weeks ago, “We (he and his sisters) never get surprises anymore.” After considering his remark, my we agreed he was right. It had been awhile, maybe even since Christmas that we surprised our kids with…anything. At the most, we treated them to a drive by ice cream or a shake. As …

Eloquent or Effective

My husband shooed me out of the house several days last week and most of this week to finish my last edit to the manuscript. A friend (that’s been on this journey with me from the beginning) offered for me to seek refuge in the peace and quiet of her office. Unfortunately, she and her husband recently had to down size their business, but God brought …

Ashes Rise

Happy Be-lated Independence Day! I am a little late, but why not celebrate all year? We have so much to be thankful for to be able to live in our country…even in the midst of our nation’s struggles. We had a fun time in Ohio this week visiting my husband’s family. One of my favorite moments was riding around my in-law’s 8 acre …

Work Hard – Play Hard

Last week I think I mentioned that I had received my manuscript back from the publisher to read once again for the final proof. The manuscript arrived the night before I left for my speaking engagement in Boone. Then after returning home, in a whirlwind our family needed to pack and travel to Raleigh for the weekend. My nephew, (the first on my side) …
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