…not…

I love daisies. They are simple, but beautiful. They grow gracefully and don’t need much care. But this little daisy isn’t quite thriving at the moment.  It’s in a large pot  just off of our front porch and isn’t amidst lots of blooms. In fact, it is the only one blooming. It has lost a petal or two and the green leaves at its base are looking kind of brown.  Poor thing looked like it had been through a prettyRead more

…a few thoughts on preparation…

As many of you are probably aware, the East Coast has had a bit of a storm this week. Hurricane Florence made her presence known and hit Wrightsville Beach on Friday.  (Have I mentioned my son that goes to UNCW lives on Wrightsville Beach?…He can see the ocean from his balcony (or roof as he often does, and feel the wind and ocean air every time he walks out the door.)  I even  have some visuals of his place.  (GotRead more

like tea

So, I received this little gift wrapped in a daisy ribbon a few months back. Opened it up and am so enjoying it tonight. I’m thankful for little gifts that serve as reminders of huge gifts of the people in my life. Choosing to be thankful for time together rather than to bemoan time apart. Thankful for the quiet after a long day of …not.  Thankful for the reminder to be still and know that God is in control andRead more

morning thoughts…

We wait in hope for the Lord;     he is our help and our shield.  In him our hearts rejoice,     for we trust in his holy name. May your unfailing love be with us, Lord,     even as we put our hope in you. Psalm 33: 20-22Read more

Thankful Thursday

Be still, be willing to believe Be hopeful ready to receive with open hearts and open hands and bended knees and wills that stand That stand firm in a world that moves Stand Still…with nothing left to prove Be still….Still willing to believe Strong willed..and willing to receive Hold fast, cling to what is true Let the past free its hold on you Be still and know that He is Lord Still.. no matter what goes on in the WorldRead more

at the table

It was a planning day at school today. There are lots of things I love about planning days. I can get caught up on things, collaborate with teachers, and ….listen to whatever I want to. I like having music in class. Lately we’ve been singing “Be a Learner”, “Sight Words Song”, and a really cool “RESPECT” rap. Even though I enjoy singing them with my students, these songs wouldn’t be on my song list. No, today, I got to listenRead more