“No, absolutely not! Don’t even think about it. I will not let you do that.” 30 years of marriage and this is not a conversation that I expected. My first reaction was to pop open my mouth and tell him exactly what I thought about being told what I would and would not be ‘allowed’ … More No, absolutely not! Don’t even think about it. I will not let you do that.”
I have no clue what is up with my body lately, but I’m totally good with it! Lately I just can’t get enough healthy food. It’s crazy, I am craving salads and vegetables and fruit. I mean like to a weird level. The other evening, I chose salad instead of ice cream! I know, I … More What’s Cooking?
“Life isn’t about finding yourself, its about creating yourself.” George Bernard Shaw My whole life I was always trying to ‘find myself’ to figure out who I was. I would stress myself out endlessly over not knowing. How does one find themselves? How do we know who we are? One day someone told me that … More Authentically You
Every so often you’ll come across an organization that is really making a difference and making an impact. A place that’s just as much heart as it is action, with a strong commitment to community. The WAY Center in Haines City Florida is exactly one of those organizations. We have been involved with them for … More Help When It Matters
What an honor and privilege it is to see and hear how many lives God is affecting through our Conquer With Hope blog. Jorjia and I are both touched by how many of you follow us, comment, and even speak with us about how the things that we write touch you and encourage you. I … More Thank You – Yes YOU!!
Social media has made ‘checking in’ so easy. It’s just something that we do now. It is the social norm. We check in when we go out to eat, or to the salon or just about anywhere. But how often do we take the time to check in with ourselves? How often do we go … More Checking In
Hurry Mama Hurry Take my hand, let’s go, I’ve got you don’t worry, Yes, ma’am, I know, Hurry mama hurry, There’s no time to be slow, Yes Mama, I remember that too, Please keep walking, there is so much to do. The stories come every day, Sometimes just a sentence, A word, a photo or … More Hurry Mama, Hurry
Many of you have gotten to know my mom a bit in a couple of our previous blogs. Some of you have known her for years. No matter how long, you know how sweet that she is. You most likely also know how much she is struggling with her memory. Well, Sunday her life took … More Roll With the Flow
I have never really been involved in sports or physical activity, besides horseback riding and briefly, volleyball. The most rigorous exercise I do consistently is walking. I have done yoga for a little while – but rarely push myself physically. I don’t like to sweat. But I know the positive effects of exercise – the … More Get Your Head in the Game
The first time that Jorjia and I heard the saying that the only one that truly takes a new measure of a man is a tailor, was at a leadership convention. We both thought that statement was extremely profound. Today I was thinking about the fact that it’s not even just others that don’t take … More Measure of a Man