The Lake

I am a firm believer that women should retreat.  Not in the way of leaving permanently – although there have been times that would have been a great idea – but in the context of getting away with some wacky girlfriends.  This past weekend I had the pleasure of doing just that.   A group… Continue reading The Lake


During this process of college visits and senior moments, my calendar looks like someone vomited all over it.   There seems to be no time to simply pause and enjoy it.   I am trying to be mindful.  I am trying to allow God to do his work in Bryce’s life.  I am trying not… Continue reading Surrender

The Oasis

I am a firm believer that everyone should have a space of their own.  Now, if you have a significant other, kids, pets, or aliens from another planet, it is a hard commodity to come by.    As a woman, we are so consumed by making a home – a place that the family can… Continue reading The Oasis


Years ago, I settled down on a Sunday afternoon to create my first vision board.   What’s a vision board, you ask?  It is simply a place where one puts things that they would like to see materialize in their lives.    Yesterday, I armed myself with rubber cement, an armful of magazines, poster board… Continue reading Visualize

The Effort

I shared in my last blog my willingness to wait.  Waiting for what’s next.  Waiting for God’s direction.   Certain areas of my life are on pause.   So, while I am currently in a standstill pattern, I have decided to focus on things that I can do something about.  Where action is welcomed and… Continue reading The Effort