Seasons, Bare Things & Our Maker Who Holds It All

Some will disagree, but there is something so beautiful to me about the trees in winter. Their branches may be bare but they are still standing tall. They are still alive. Selah..  We all go through our own winter seasons  Facing the harshness-es of life.   And we all search for shelter  Seeking it out …

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Beautiful You

Beautiful. You. You, looking tiredly into the mirror, frowning at what you see. With your crinkly, twinkly eyes & laugh lines & frown burrows. Your worn & parched & crepey skin & stretch marks & pock-marks, all bearing proof of a life that's been lived. You can almost see your soul etched plainly there for …

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Beauty & Love & Lies & Truth

"People often say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing you are the beholder." Salma Hayek ~~~ As I am facing another year gone-by, I have been pondering some things I think we all do as we get older. I am …

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Believe

“We unwittingly project onto God our own attitudes and feelings toward ourselves... But we cannot assume that He feels about us the way we feel about ourselves -- unless we love ourselves compassionately, intensely, and freely. ” - Brennan Manning ~~~ How many of us have walked around viewing God through the filter of our …

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We Are…

“We unwittingly project onto God our own attitudes and feelings toward ourselves... But we cannot assume that He feels about us the way we feel about ourselves -- unless we love ourselves compassionately, intensely, and freely. ” ~ Brennan Manning If only we could all get this - REALLY get it. So many heartbreaks & …

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Quick Beauty Tip – Eye Makeup Remover

Hey ladies! If any of you are like me you like to use a lot of mascara & that can create quite a mess. I HIGHLY recommend "Rimmel London Gentle Eye Makeup Remover" - I buy mine at WalMart, and it's less than $5 for a 4.2 oz bottle. It works great, is as good …

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Dames If We Do – Dames If We Don’t

I witnessed something that totally pissed me off at lunch on Monday. I went into a local retail store to look around and kill some time. Neither of the two clerks even acknowledged me when I came in. They both saw me. Normally, this particular chain always makes a point to speak to each patron …

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Self-Talk – %$#@!!&^!!

Self-talk. If I heard yours, what would it sound like? Mine, for most of my life, was negative, negative, negative. I couldn't EVER just take a compliment without deflecting it to the nth degree. It came from a deep-seeded belief that I was not worthy of any of it. That I was useless, dirty, shameful, …

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