The Screen Porch

I overslept this morning!!! I think my body knows that Fall is coming and is starting to rebel. Anyway, I only argued with myself a couple of seconds and jumped up and called out to Moo so we could get some kind of walking in before work. I explained to him that because it was…

Stop, Look, and Listen

As is my custom on Sunday, I was ironing the boy's clothes this morning, in the quiet of the day. I began to think about this time that I spend of Sunday and how it has become special to me. It is a time when there is no sound, nobody calling my name, or looking…

Gratitude in All Things

I was texting a friend this morning and at the end of the text, I wrote, "I am learning to be grateful in all things." And it hit me: this is yet another lesson that God has been trying to teach me. Instead of trying to control the outcome of my environment and then having…

The Small Things

I really struggled to get out of bed this morning. I mean, really struggled. I laid in bed and argued with myself - that's how bad I didn't want to get up. But I pushed myself and Moo to get up and get out the door. And the minute I walked outside, I immediately smiled.…

For Our Good

Before Moo and I set out to walk this morning, his father informed him that he would be moving up to the next age group in football. And contrary to what I normally do, I decided not to say anything to Moo about it while we were walking. I wanted him to process his feelings…