Hello, friends!  Thanks for coming by!   Have you ever had one of those days? My day challenged me on several levels.  Maybe because I'm the queen of self-doubt.  How about you?  Do you second guess yourself, too? I came across this quote from Benjamin Spock, the famed parenting/baby doctor: Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.  This sage advice was aimed at parents who thought they didn't know anything about parenting.  Yet, it's pretty good advice for most of us. It's easy to think someone else will know more or might have more experience when really, you already are … [Read more...]

  How are you today? Really....how are YOU?   Most of us trudge, or breeze, through the day. The trudging or breezing has to do with the load we carry. If we have a ton of worries and responsibilities weighing us down....trudging might be a generous term. On the other hand, when we're working within our giftedness, living with hearts filled with joy and gratitude, and spending our hours with others who build up rather than discourage....we breeze through our day and the minutes seems to fly away as easily, too.     If you are one who flits through the day … [Read more...]

Just in case you're having one of those days.... You know....the kind filled with doubt, or worry, or fear.     May these words encourage your heart: Jesus said, “Don’t be troubled. Trust in God, and trust in me. John 14:1 ERV We all have days when we let our minds take us places we shouldn't go.  Speak God's promises out loud. Start with this verse.   We really can trust the ONE who says, Trust me. Hope these were just the encouraging words you needed.... If you like this photo, I created it in a 5x7 format so you can print and frame it.  Click here for the image and save it … [Read more...]