New song.  New favorite.  New Wine.   … …and here it is with lyrics…for those who love to sing along. ❤Read more


  “Freedom flows from knowing your slate is clean*, your God approves, and the fight for acceptance is over.” ~ Tulian Tchvidjian   *clean-ed  (❤  My two cents.)   “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”  I John 1:9    Read more


Ugh. Tried to go to sleep early. My husband did too. But his idea of going to sleep involves a fan on high, an air conditioner and the TV set on LOUD. And mine doesn’t.     At all. Kind of typical for opposites like us. Lots of areas to meet in the middle. Most nights I can tune things out until he turns off the TV, but tonight, I was just restless. Had some paperwork I should’ve finished before bedRead more

Silent Sunday

So I took a long walk by the river today and wanted to share some of the sights seen. It was beautiful. I mean, it always is, but the newness and fresh colors just seemed to pop today. I snapped  hundreds of shots, but limited myself to sharing 10. (So here are 19, lol 🙂 )  A picture is the next best thing to being there right?!  Hope you enjoy the ‘walk’…   “Prayer should not be regarded as aRead more

Thankful Thursday

So there is a lot to be thankful for this week for sure… There were some cool victories for my kids like an internship (paid even, phew!), decisions made, and confirmations that they are right where they need to be. And another victory of my daughter passing a not-so-easy test ( the BEAR of the NC Realtor’s Licensing Exam.) There were also some not-so-cool or fun ‘opportunities’  that lead to eyes wide open and determinations made and support in theRead more