A New Song

I must admit, today didn't start off well. I woke up feeling tired, discouraged, and more than a little hopeless.It wasnt like something really negative had occurred, or like I had nothing to be grateful for - because that was far from the truth. It was just that my hormones and emotions were pulling me…

Thankful Thursday – God Carries Our Burdens

I've been overwhelmed recently. Overwhelmed by questions that I don't have answers to and decisions that we need to make as a family. The future seems so unclear and confusing. We ask God for wisdom, but sometimes no direction is forthcoming. And it all gets wrapped up in a big bundle that I feel on…

Pets and Mental Health

Pets are awesome. They bring love, companionship, fun, a sense of responsibility, and lots and lots of cuddling to a home (among other things). But pets may also help in another way: promoting good mental health. I know for me, my dog Daisy and cat Misty keep me upbeat. I feel good as I take…