Faith

Hope and Encouragement for Today

But blessed is the man whotrust in the Lordwhose confidence is in him.He will be like a tree plantedby the waterthat sends out its roots by the steam.It does not fear when heat comes;its leaves are always green.It has no worries in a year of droughtand never fails to bear fruit.Jeremiah 17-7-8 I can't recommend… Continue reading Hope and Encouragement for Today

Out of the Shadows, writing

Out of the Shadow- Vote for Your Favorite Cover

I had fun with the last cover reveal and I think you did to, so lets do it again! Here is the book blurb: Fierce- Beautiful- Unreasonable- Bulldog- Sexy- Unapologtic- Irreverent- Compassionate- Successful- Principled- all words used to describe Brett Bentley, all of them true. Risk is not a word Brett runs from, frankly she… Continue reading Out of the Shadow- Vote for Your Favorite Cover

Faith, Marriage Mondays

Talk About It! The Biggest Hurdle in a Marriage

https://videopress.com/v/VSVcho9R?preloadContent=metadata On this Marriage Monday, I want to talk about the biggest hurddle you have had to overcome in your marriage. For me and my love, it has been communication. I am betting, that this has been yours. Even if wasn't THE biggest hurdle, I can guarantee it was key to you overcoming that hurdle.… Continue reading Talk About It! The Biggest Hurdle in a Marriage

Faith

Guaranteed Encouragement

When my heart or my mind or my soul or all of the above are troubled, I remind myself of the promises made to my by the King of kings and the Lord God Almighty. Here's how I read this out loud (I like to read it out loud on my balcony so that these… Continue reading Guaranteed Encouragement

Faith, island life, Marriage Mondays

What I Wish I Had Known… Two things that would have saved me so much grief.

When I married my husband at the mature age of 19, I had no idea of what I was getting into. Who does? What I also didn't know, at the time, was that the unrealistic expectations of perfection and "normal" that I carried were going to steal so much joy and make adjusting to married… Continue reading What I Wish I Had Known… Two things that would have saved me so much grief.

Faith, island life, writing

The Handwritten Word

I love writing. Not jus the act of stringing words together to tell a story, but the actual, physical act of writing. I like watching the ink leave the pen, the ink flowing from one letter to the next, one word added to another until a page is filled. So beautiful! I learned by accident… Continue reading The Handwritten Word

Faith

How To Keep Fear Out of Your Joy

As I was talking with my therapist the other day, we were discussing how I, as an individual, and we, Tony & I, are in a really good place.  I agreed and mentioned that we were a little anxious in moments that the "other shoe was going to drop."  She stated that we can never… Continue reading How To Keep Fear Out of Your Joy

Faith

Mary- Did You Know

See Video Here During the Christmas season when we focus on celebrating the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ, I can’t help but think of the Crucifixion as well. They are inseparable, without either one there would be no salvation and redemption. Growing up in church I was told many times how God gave His… Continue reading Mary- Did You Know