Livin’ on a Prayer

This is one of my all-time favorite songs from my youth and I’m guessing a top-ten in the karaoke world, Bon Jovi’s, Livin’ on a Prayer. I didn’t know back then that it would turn into a lifelong anthem of sorts for me. I love to crank up the volume and sing this song with all…

Styles’ Sign of the Times

My sweet niece Gracie, who is in fifth grade now (fifth grade!), introduced me to this really cool song while we were together this past summer. It’s called, Sign of the Times by Harry Styles. Thanks Gracie! I can’t help but feel an extra twinge of sadness when I listen to it now. During these…

Joel 2:23

Today, I was prompted on Twitter to check out the verse, Joel 2:23. It seemed fitting so I decided to share. My hope is that on this wet and grey day, we reach for and find happy thoughts and replenish our hearts in God’s love. So be happy, people of Jerusalem.     Be joyful in the…

Summer Smiles

New house on water. New boat. Plenty of family time. Tons of laughing. Kayaking, crab feasts, swimming in the Chesapeake Bay! Making many memories for sure. I love this life. And I have to say thank you and pinch myself on the regular. So many blessings . . . Are things perfect? Not by a…

Oh, To See Like Jesus

I was reading this wonderful article on GuidePosts that talks about recognizing and understanding all the people in our lives and this particular sentence stopped me right in my tracks: “I imagine Jesus looked at people like that.” This got my mind running in circles and I began imagining how glorious that must be. Oh, to…

G3 Inquiry

I recently got into an email discussion with a sweet reader from New York named Kirsten. With her permission, I am using her name and questions as a part of this blog post. Kirsten loves reading and writing and is just starting high school. Her goal is to one day be a dancer, but she…