I’ve always enjoyed driving. Sometimes I’ve favored some of my vehicles more than others. Actually I have even liked the same vehicle less or more depending upon the day and the current issue. I’ve really never got attached to a car. I hear about people that do and honestly I’ve sort of rolled my eyes … More Can’t Escape Love
Its funny how you can feel Two such different emotions at once. Pleasure and Guilt. Funny how one moment Can change your life or that of others. Funny how you can see the iceberg coming And not even move. Funny how you can put on a show A mask to fool the world around you … More Humor Me
The weather down here was quite delightful, Compared to back home which was frightful. We’d left ice, snow and freezing temperatures behind, Came to the sunshine state to see what we’d find. As young parents our private moments were precious and few, So a night time stroll helped our relationship renew. I remember like yesterday, … More A Walk To Remember
Have you ever been talking with someone, sharing something with them, and when you asked them a question, their answer seemed way off? Or maybe they were quick to say, could you repeat the question? I am not sure that I heard that right. Or perhaps they were honest and said, I’m sorry, I wasn’t … More Deeply Distracted
I had never left a job the right way before. I always just quit showing up or kept calling out until they got the hint. This time I wanted to do it the right way. I turned in my two weeks’ notice and finished out the two weeks. I am so glad I did. My … More Two Weeks Notice
Close your eyes for a moment (Unless of course you are driving!) and imagine a house decorated for Christmas. Now, imagine all of that condensed into the space of an apartment. Yikes! Wow! And yet somehow Nana manages to make it look adorable. “Are we decorating today?” Mom asked me excitedly this morning. After gently … More It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas!
“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!!
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