Priorities: What have you lost in the bustle of Christmas? I can’t find my glasses!

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Priorities and Christmas time.  The two concepts almost don’t seem to go together. What have you lost in the bustle of Christmas?  So far this year, it has been my glasses!  I am going to have to make finding my glasses one of my priorities. I am afraid that I have boxed them off and mailed them to Denver.  Fortunately, I mailed them early enough that they should arrive at my daughter’s for Christmas.  And she is kind enough that she will mail them back.

We are so trying to be the Mom.  You know, the Mom who has it all together.  The Mom whose house is clean.  The Mom whose house people want to come to.  The house of peace and calmness. The Mom who bakes delicious food from scratch everyday and everyone loves it. Continue reading “Priorities: What have you lost in the bustle of Christmas? I can’t find my glasses!”

Forgiveness: do it soon

Beautiful sunrise picture with the definition of forgiveness printed over it


“I want to be the kind of person who can do that. Move on and forgive people and be healthy and happy. It seems like an easy thing to do in my head.

But it’s not so easy when you try it in real life.”

―  Susane Colasanti  best-selling author Waiting for You

Why not? Why can’t we forgive? What is so difficult about being forgiving?

I think it must be because you have to humble yourself to forgive someone. You must admit that you also need forgiveness and forgiveness reminds you that you yourself are not perfect. HOWEVER, if you are finding it difficult, if not impossible to forgive someone from the past or from an event that happened this past year, I beg you to reconsider. Continue reading “Forgiveness: do it soon”

What should a single Christian person be looking for in life?

Single Christian: The American Dream for the Single Christian: House with White Picket Fence

What should you, as a Christian single person, really be looking for in your life?

Are you a Christian single?  Are you frustrated with your life? Perhaps it is time to stop and re-evaluate what God wants you to be doing now.

As a single Christian, you are not promised a certain life and outcome. You have dreams about how your life will be. You hope those dreams end up becoming what your life path will look like. Like Rapunzel from  the movie Tangled, we echo the cry, “I have a dream!” Continue reading “What should a single Christian person be looking for in life?”