Category: relationships

Update-Recommitment


It has been a long time! And that is an understatement!!! So what has been up since my last post? We moved from Jordan. First we went to Sweden to spend a month with Daniel’s family.Then we came the the home we are renting in Utah. I worked full time at settling the family in…read more.

A few days ago I had a blood transfussion….


A few days ago I had a blood transfusion….. Sometimes we don’t realize how life is wearing us down. We might realize we are wearing down but not know why or what to do. I had an operation and then extra bleeding. My hemoglobin, which was already low (operation was to stop bleeding problems), dropped…read more.

Onion Layers


Before you start reading, you should know this is a very long and very reflective post. It may be that it is really only for my own conscious recharging and healing. But I share it, in case it can bring similar healing to another. If the it isn’t your “cup-of-tea” and you don’t want to…read more.

Let’s Get Together – Financially


I am in a reflective mood today. I find that I go through waves. Yesterday I was frustrated with money because it was looking like I couldn’t do something I really wanted to do. The day before I had been on an emotional high. Today I am reflective, but at peace. It is interesting to…read more.

We are a human forest of strength


I just watched a great Ted Talk presentation called “Trees Talk.” There is a lot of strength and assistance that is passed through the forest by the unseen layers of connections underground. A mother tree is especially concerned with her seedlings, but she still blesses others in the forest. By the intricate ecosystems of the…read more.

Making It Be For Good


There is a scripture that I often think of. It says, All things work together for the good of them that love the Lord. All things. This morning I woke up early. After a trip to the bathroom and a little time trying to clean out my sinuses I was laying down again. Awake. I…read more.

Joy of Life Revealed


June 27, 2016 This morning I woke up with a feeling of the day’s significance. It is significant and my actions are significant. And it is not because anything extraordinary is going to happen. Just there is value in today and the things I do in my daily routines. I like that. It affected the…read more.

Words of Life


“Our children care more about a pancake’s feelings than their siblings’.” I told my husband this last night. Then I explained. I thought it would be a good idea to do the words experiment that is going around online. My sister did an alternate version with her children. And that is what started me going.…read more.

Nuggets from the trenches


My goal with these posts is to share something that helps someone in the trenches of parenting. Sometimes, I wish that I were an expert, who could give that profound thought,  that would be the “ah-ha moment” that will change someone’s parenting forever, in positive ways. But after I had committed to do this blog,…read more.