Practice thankfulness this thanksgiving season

Practice thankfulness this thanksgiving season

Happy Thanksgiving week! There are many “traditions” people have to count their blessings and claim a mindset of thankfulness for this time of year. Doing this is a great practice that helps fight discontentment, depression, and gives you new lenses on all...
Impact that gratitude can have on life

Impact that gratitude can have on life

Have you ever considered the impact that gratitude can have on your life? It can shift your lens in life, impact your relationships, and remind you of all God has done in your life. My family has a Thanksgiving journal that we write in every Thanksgiving season. For...
Reasons to be thankful for pain

Reasons to be thankful for pain

Have you ever been grateful for a hard time after you’ve gone through it? Is there a moment you can look back and see growth and change that happened because of pain? Have you realized there are reasons to be thankful for pain? In this Thanksgiving season, I...
Focus on thankfulness

Focus on thankfulness

Gratitude. There are days I lose sight of it more than others. When life is crazy busy, I find myself saying, “I wish I had…” so much more than I say, “I’m so glad I have…”. I don’t always have a focus on thankfulness,...
Do you lack motivation to parent well?

Do you lack motivation to parent well?

Do you lack motivation to parent well? Are you exhausted in your parenting journey? The “should’s” and “ought to’s” of the parenting world can be overwhelming. Reading the latest books, tips, and ideas for being an A+ parent are...
The impact of a greeting

The impact of a greeting

If you’re a parent, you probably know the impact of a greeting when your child welcomes you home with open arms and a loud squealing “Mommmmmmy” or “Daddddddy”. Doesn’t that warm welcome feel good? Unfortunately outside of...
How to help your spouse feel known

How to help your spouse feel known

Do you know your spouse? Like really know them? You may be wondering how to help your spouse feel known and the following tips can help. These 5 things in the picture are very special to me. They bring me to tears each time I unwrap them and put them on our Christmas...
Unhappy Anniversaries

Unhappy Anniversaries

Have you ever had any unhappy anniversaries? Many times there will be painful events in life that get triggered each year by the date or season that they originally happened. Have you ever notice yourself to be in a funk and feeling down for no apparent reason and...
Be intentional with your words

Be intentional with your words

Have you ever regretted something you said and wished would be intentional with your words? Words can be uplifting and degrading. They can be inspiring and painful. Words can cause a smile and tears. Words are like toothpaste because once they are out there, you...