How does one traverse from solely breathing to soulfully living? Long ago and far away, there lived a divorced mom. This story is one of her total revolution- from striving to thriving. I know, I know- it seems impossible, but it's true. That mama- her heart was scarred and her spirit was torn. The perfect dream life had arrived, only to be ripped from her hands. Her new goal was … [Read more...] about From Striving to Thriving
At the beginning of the calendar year, many people are thinking of the opportunity for a fresh start. We set new goals and look toward the days ahead as a common New Year practice. For some, the holiday rush is over and routine kicks in a bit more solidly. But oh how quickly routine can morph into a drudge. How do we keep this from happening? Today I'd like to give you 7 ways to … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Renew Your Spirit
According to Gary Chapman's book, The Five Love Languages, one of the primary love languages is affirmation. Simply giving the gift of words to affirm your spouse is that huge! Even if your husband leans more towards another primary means of communicating love, there is not a man on earth who doesn't love praise. Oh, who am I kidding? There is not a person on earth who can't appreciate honest … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Praise Your Husband for 7 Days
I made it to the time of day when little ones rest. The feeling is like one of crossing home plate at the baseball game, by the slide of your pants, fingertips thrust outward in valiant effort. My hair probably has a bit of dirt in it. I think I saw a stain on my shirt. The current noises include: the dishwasher (thankfully without any "extra" noises), the dryer, and a dog … [Read more...] about Sounds of Home
Today I received a wonderful gift. Two gifts, actually. While the physical nature of the two gifts is needed and wanted, the greater gift was the two handwritten notes that accompanied the gifts. Neither giver knows the other. The two gifts are completely unrelated in any way. But the orchestration of their deliverance was completely God-ordained. To be received-today. A day when the … [Read more...] about Who Could Use A Word of Encouragement
Well, have you? Because if you haven't, you should! Serving as an inspiring and encouraging resource, RooMag seeks to minister to women, upholding family values and pursuing passionate lives. At the helm is Candace Cameron Bure, Actress and New York Times' Bestselling Author. Her desire in the work of this online community is to minister to women and encourage strength AND femininity. … [Read more...] about Special Announcement : Heard of RooMag?