Merry Christmas from our house (filled with bouncers, burp cloths, and one cute baby) to yours! May your celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ be full of peace, food, and fun. Having a baby this time of year makes it special because I’m connecting to Mary more than before. I’m going to share with you the newborn photos we had taken in the hospital two days after our son was born (and then a few photos from the last week or so): Continue reading
I find some great quotes from LinkedIn’s idea of the day, and a few days ago, they shared this one about what to focus on:
The setting sun slanted the light
In the November way
With hues of gold and long gray shadows. Continue reading
I’m thankful for you — I sure enjoy sharing thoughts, recipes, photos…life…with you! I’m thankful for God, my husband, my baby, home, community, trees, flowers, photography…
Today we are having a small Thanksgiving, but we are full of gratitude!
Have a wonderful holiday.
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Thank you again, and peace to you and your family!
Saying “No,” marks a boundary, making space for what you desire to create, and even though it hurts to reject a person or an idea, protecting that space will result in momentum toward your goal.
For example, this last year as I was teaching middle school English, I had to say “No,” to hanging out with friends on Sunday night because I had to mentally prepare to be ready to teach. In order to be focused, my No helped!
Being able to say no eliminates distractions.
First cover the table with brown paper, and get the wooden hammers ready to whacking the claws: