Barb has a very good life, but she’s pondering what it takes to go from good to great.
I’ve been reading my morning devotional, and jotting down whatever jumps out, or resonates. Here’s this week’s favorite. When things seem all wrong, trust me anyway. I am much less interested in right circumstances than in right responses to whatever comes your way. Jesus… Continue Reading “Let Love Be Loud”
In this guest post written by Collette, she shares how life is not made in big moments, or bold pronouncements, but in the small, daily moments.
My friend who I meet for coffee once a month gave me a beautiful mug. It’s a travel mug, which I didn’t have. I usually drink my coffee before leaving the house, so it’s rather liberating knowing my coffee can now travel. The box… Continue Reading “To Stay Planted”
It’s no secret this year is different. We are in December, and there’s still no full size Christmas tree in our home. I bought a small one and it’s perched on the built-in cabinet in the back of the house. The dogs enjoy the… Continue Reading “Try We Must”
I know you are thinking, “Barb’s going to share some profound wisdom with us here.” Unfortunately lovely, I’ve actually been wrestling with a lightbulb. For longer than a moment. It’s been weeks. Obviously, I don’t give up easily, but I learned something from this… Continue Reading “A Lightbulb Moment”
There’s a lady who sells these handmade bowls at a farmer’s market I attend on the weekends. They are made from strips of fabric she refers to as scraps. Her display has so many colors and designs it’s difficult to choose, but if that’s… Continue Reading “Bowl of Scraps”
My daughter and I went for a walk this morning. It was chilly outside, but not cold. In previous years, I’ve hibernated in winter and the cold was not my friend. It’s time to face the cold and make a space for change. Embrace… Continue Reading “Embrace the Cold”
I read a post in my Reader this morning by Mama’s Empty Nest. She doesn’t know this, but she inspires me. She’s been Blogging for 10 years, but doesn’t have a huge amount of followers. (2,000ish) To me, that’s inspiring. I’ve been Blogging for… Continue Reading “A Faithful Following”