This is Part 3 of my Journey into blogging.  If you haven’t read the previous posts, I would encourage you to get caught up here with Part 1 – What’s In Your Hands, and here with Part 2 – Believers, Building and Beginnings. After about six months into blogging, I was starting to timidly take flight.  Gaining confidence in my …

This year, Good Friday falls on the Jewish calendar on the first day of Passover.  I really wish our Christian calendar followed heed every year to this Jewish holiday. Because before the foundations of the world were laid, He knew He would offer up His life during Passover.  Everything God does is with purpose.  The intentional hands that drew up …

I think it’s been pretty well established that I have a slight obsession with throw pillows. Especially the unique ones, ones that can’t be bought at stores, ones that are made from glorious fabrics or made from needlepoint or other thrifted things.  I have an abundance of posts regarding these. So when I saw this black and white farmhouse needlepoint …

I had way too much fun this Christmas, creating more gifts than I ever have to date.  I worked my heart and soul out, much to my delight, enjoying the process of creating and imagining how perfect each gift was crafted for each receiver.  It literally made me giddy.  I shared early in January the gift I made for my …

Yesterday I went on a field trip with two of my boys to the Performing Arts Center where a man performed through a bit of humor and the touch of the ivory keys while recounting the history and anatomy of a piano.  While the kids were educated and entertained, my heart was moved by the intermittent strokes of Bach and Beethoven, music I had grown …

Before I jump into today’s post and a fun creative piece, I want to take time again to thank you for all the encouragement I’ve received from you all on the last two posts.  I laid my heart out there for you to see, and your response has been overwhelming.  Thank you for your following, for your comments, likes and …

It’s been about three years since I’ve started on this blog journey.  Only two and a half years since I launched, but there is a lot that goes into a flight plan before you are ready for takeoff.  In this place I have been reflecting a lot.  Reflecting on the journey that has brought me this far, and looking ahead …

This January, I’ve been reflecting; walking through healing in my own life this past year and seeing grace for what it is. The hardest times in our lives always have the most residual grace.  January is always hard for me.  A month of utter darkness and a crash from the delight of Christmas leaves me struggling every single year.  I …

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