Thankful Thursdays

No one is ever quite ready. I thought I was because we certainly planned for it. But I wasn’t. I thought I was choosing motherhood but, in reality, it was choosing me. And here I am, on the eve of … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

If I had a dollar for every time I have faced uncertainty, I’d be rich and sitting in retirement on a beach in Fiji. Yes, that many times. Uncertainty surrounds us whether we are tuned in to it or not. … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

If you could have a conversation with yourself from 20 years ago, what would you tell yourself? Me? That there’s only so many times one can get away with putting 38 on a birthday cake. [Wink, wink…inside joke to family … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

I’m pretty sure in nine plus years of consecutive Thankful Thursdays posts, I must have expressed gratitude for this, but here it is again – – I am so very grateful for working plumbing. My first realization of the value … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Affirmations can be powerful, and none is more powerful to me than one which emboldens my faith. Believing I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me (and what He can do through me), during the good, the bad … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Never say never. Online reservation of a seat for Mass? Never. Sit in Mass wearing a face cover? Never. Well, been there, done both. It’s been another interesting Lent season. This Holy Thursday, I am thankful for what we commemorate … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

I don’t know about you, but I shake my head every time I hear someone say that God laughs when we make plans so why bother. I say, why not make them anyway? Just because He laughs doesn’t mean they … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Well, we’re back on Daylight Saving Time and Spring’s around the corner. Yup, change is in the air, again. And speaking of change, I smell an empty nest fast approaching. Could it be that both our kids will be flying … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

Yikes! When I look in the mirror lately I’m like, “What the…? I could’ve sworn that wrinkle wasn’t there yesterday.” Does your mirror do that, ladies? Mine is showing a number 11 etched between my eyebrows that is looking more and more … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

knowl-edge noun: facts, information, and skills acquired by a person through experience or       education; the theoretical or practical understanding of a subject. What a wonderful and liberating thing it is. Back in the day, whenever I asked … Continue reading