It’s Monday… I went into today with a positive attitude. I was ready to conquer this Monday and not let it get the best of me. Slowly, inch my inch, I let little things creep in. One thing and then another. The “I can do this!” wall that I had built up was starting to … More Show Up!
This past week I had no cell service, as I joined my family in Alaska for a refreshing week of nature hikes and being constantly surrounded by God’s beautiful creation. As I was gearing up for my trip, I was super excited to see God’s creation. Obviously, we’re surrounded by His creation all the time, … More Salmon Don’t Give Up
“Don’t worry about that. God will take care of that.” My brother said this to me a couple years ago, as I voiced how worried I was about my car as we headed to the beach. The check engine light had just come on. (Don’t worry I was able to enjoy the beach with no worries! And that … More Joy Stealer
Rain. A constant companion these past several weeks. It has rained so much in my neck of the woods, we could currently rival with London or Seattle with how much rain we have been getting lately. I’m not a huge fan of the rain. I prefer sunshine. I can only help but grasp at the … More Rain, Rain Go Away
Hatred. Shaming. Not good enough. Too short… Even though I do not know much about fires, I do know that something causes a fire to start. Whether it’s a match, a candle, or something else, a fire is started and has some form of fuel added to the fire to keep it going. If not, it … More Never Give Up
Yesterday, was the third day of January. A new year. A new beginning…and I had fettuccine alfredo and breadsticks for dinner. (insert gasp) Everyone sticking to their healthy resolutions would say that was a big NO NO. I originally had plans of a healthier dinner. I had ordered whole grain rotini, but was given the … More January & Fettuccine Alfredo
Dear (your name), Happy Galentine’s Day! I know this day can be rough, but I wanted to let you know that you’re not alone, even though it may feel like it. God is with you. He is right beside you and He is love. His love surrounds you. Eccl. 3:11 “He hath made every thing … More A Letter to Single Ladies on Valentine’s Day
The wind furiously whips and surrounds the racer as he prepares to give it his all on the snowy slope. He pushes back and then propels forward. He careens up into the air trying to spin around several times. He falls hard onto the ground. He picks himself back up and continues on… Maybe he … More The Olympic Spirit
“Happy Birthday to lemonade & co.” Today is lemonade & co.’s one year blogiversary! I seriously can’t believe it! This year flew by! While I have been blogging for more than a year, I feel like lemonade & co. deserved a special celebration, it being New Year’s Day and all. I usually tend to write … More One Year Blogiversary!
Even if you never watch baseball, you have probably heard of Babe Ruth. Baseball fans refer to him as the greatest player in the sport. Do you think he would walk up to home plate, lay his bat down and give up if his team was losing? Well, considering he is still known as the … More Suit up, It’s Game Time