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…

No Matter What it Takes

Today was a fairly good day. Even though I wasn't able to sleep at all last night, I got out of bed with my Hubby this morning and refrained from going back to bed. I spent some time at Barnes and Noble with a drink and a pastry. I worked on chores around the house.…

Welcome in the Sunshine

Sunshine and fresh air Help to erase the sadness; I walk along the street With my puppy on my heels. The wind and the rays Carry hope for tomorrow - The change in the seasons Has brought change in my heart. I wish that every day Could be a day like this one, A day…