Love Languages

Years ago, I read The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman.  Back then, I was skeptical at best.  The concept seemed too simple and a little unrealistic for me.  I took the test and found my top two love languages were Acts of Service and Words of Affirmation.  I filed that information away in the back … More Love Languages

Weathering the Storms – Safety, Stuff and Souls

Sunday night, our area experienced some unusual severe weather… confirmed tornadoes…in November?!?  For the first night after “falling back,” the evening darkness fell early.  We had rain off and on throughout the day.  Heavy at times.  But, as I was hanging out in the kitchen, singing along to White Christmas, Blue Christmas and Santa Baby, Greg Fishel, started telling … More Weathering the Storms – Safety, Stuff and Souls

Some Days Take Effort

Failure has always been a struggle for me.  Not because I think I’m perfect at everything.  And not because I think I deserve all the success the world has to offer.  Just because I’ve never been good at accepting failure as a learning experience.  Instead, I tend to frame it as an utter defeat and … More Some Days Take Effort