Devotionals Faith Potpourri

The Sweetest Peace

The sweetest peace comes at the most unexpected times… do you know what I mean? Have you experienced the sweetest peace in the midst of tenderest joy?  Have you experienced the sweetest peace in the midst of anguishing sorrow?  Have you experienced the sweetest peace in the midst of...
Devotionals Faith Motherhood Notable Quotables Potpourri ThisBeautifulLife

Creating Inspired Moments

I have a few Starbucks aprons I’ve picked up, second hand, along the way.  One of them has a printed tape inside the top of the apron.  I’m assuming it was positioned there so that it would be seen (and intentionally read) each time the barista positioned the neck...
Faith Health / PCOS my story Potpourri THM Trim Healthy Mama

In Three Hours

The beauty of a plan is the presence of accompanying grace.  I think this is true with most any plan.  Well, except for plans with deadlines, specific time frames, appointments, etc. So it is, with the Trim Healthy Mama “plan” for health and optimal weight or finding your trim....
my story Potpourri ThisBeautifulLife THM Trim Healthy Mama

THM or A Plan On The Shelf

October 17, 2013 I received my book… and I wrote about the THM journey here with additional entries following.  I wasn’t so much seeking to be a trim healthy mama as much as I was determined to be a healthy mama who happened to figure out how to be...
Devotionals Faith Family

Seeing Beyond What You See

So much of the time we just see what we see and go on.  We hear what we hear and move on.  How are you? Fine, thank you, how are you? Fine. That’s nice. But that’s not really what’s going on.  Or, that’s not all that’s going on.  It...
Devotionals Faith Journal Planner Prayer prayers and answers

Standing in the Son

Though I use it most every day, it’s only every now and then that I take note of the verse imprinted on the cover of the notebook I’m currently using: “May the Lord bless you and keep you, and give you peace.”  from Numbers 6.24-26 I have dozens of...
Devotionals Journal my story Slices of Life ThisBeautifulLife Titus2

The Current Truth

I began working on my new This Beautiful Life journal/planner/notebook, and once again I’m stymied by my answers.  I see the designated spaces for specific answers and am reticent to write mine down. My tendency is to be very tentative about what goals I write (thinking if I write...