“God doesn’t tell you to do hard things so He can stand back and laugh and watch you struggle. He tells you to do things the things that He knows are gonna work out to your good in the end.” Joyce Meyer Arriving atop of the overlook of Swan Falls Dam I could see the entire […]
With a kiss on the cheek, you’re off on the bus. Your day is only beginning I hope you know you are more than enough. The hallways are busy and humming with excitement. Each step you take is propelling your ultimate decision. How you will act and if you’ll be kind, all shows forth as you pure […]
Increased rainfall and a heavy snow-pack year has made for very full rivers. I had a hair appointment down in the town of Eagle so I decided that I would incorporate my workout into the surrounding area. The Greenbelt is a beautiful paved pathway that meanders along the banks of the Boise River for miles […]
Growing up in a home with 6 kids, there was always energy flowing through the halls of our home. I am 3rd in birthright and follow many of the “middle child” traits. My oldest sister Mishelle was born 7 1/2 years before me and I often looked to her as a second mother. We […]
The best thing to hold onto in life is each other!
Nathan and I had the privileged of visiting a friend on Sunday evening. This beautiful woman is the kindest gal you’ve ever met! I would bet money that she hails from the south, because she permeates sweetness and hospitality, and yet has a bit of sass stashed away just in case it’s needed. As we […]
I came across this picture that was taken 4 years ago. A flood of memories come to my mind as I remember finding out my older sister was going to have to battle cancer. Fear, sadness, worry, and devastation were constantly lurking on my mind and yet there was one emotion that overpowered them all. […]
As a mother, I really get tired of seeing electronic devices in my kiddos hands, so today we decided to go play in the dirt instead. Our project consisted of digging out the work gloves from winter storage and heading to our pile of dirt in the backyard. Feeling the sun on our faces and […]
What if our eyes could see past color, size, disability, race, poverty, age, wealth, and religion and view the beautiful souls of every individual. We all want to be understood and loved. Spread kindness!
As I look back over the last 15 years I can liken my life to that of a bee, yes a little yellow and black flying insect. During the most excruciating and trying times of my life I go into what I call “rock mode” or “worker bee” mode. You see a worker bee has […]