I collapsed onto the couch and stared at my bare Christmas tree. I know there are purist out there, but I seriously love whoever invented the prelit Christmas tree. I told myself I would decorate it tomorrow, but in my heart, I knew that was a lie. Truthfully, my mind kept going to January whenContinue reading “Simple Christmas”
I love November (and it’s not just because it’s my birthday month, although that’s a huge part of it). There’s just something sweet about this time. It’s a month of setting our minds toward being thankful. The weather is just the tiniest bit cooler. Gone are the skeletons and jack-o-lanterns of October. Little pieces ofContinue reading “The Good Stuff”
The flight tracker said we only had 10 minutes until we landed, but all I could see out the window was gray clouds. I pressed my forehead against the plane window waiting anxiously for my first peek at a dream come true. Then, suddenly, the gray clouds began to fade and there I saw it:Continue reading “What About Me?”
I don’t see the glass as half-full, but I don’t see it as half-empty either. Here’s why: because even when you see the glass as half-full, you recognize that it’s also half-empty… that the glass is still lacking. For me, I look at the glass as all-full – that God has given me all IContinue reading “Being Real vs. Being Positive”
“I’m going to the ER.” Those words usually strike panic, but for me, they brought relief.