Why Going Home Inspires Me With Thoughts Of The Journey To My Eternal Home

Snowbirds and Leaf Peepers Where I live, in central Florida, we have an annual phenomenon each winter — the arrival of snowbirds. In late fall you start to see more cars with license plates from northern states like Michigan, Indiana and New York. You can even spot a few cars from Canada. These northerners head … More Why Going Home Inspires Me With Thoughts Of The Journey To My Eternal Home

Changes Are Coming: Why I’m Excited About A New Season In My Life

Change is in the air. I can sense it. I can feel it. A new season is on the way. It’s not just a new season on the calendar either. Something big is about to happen and I can’t wait. Autumn In The Mountains As I write this, we are in the very last days … More Changes Are Coming: Why I’m Excited About A New Season In My Life

How I Discovered Friendship In An Unlikely Circumstance

Things are not always as they seem. I was reminded of that ten years ago, when my son had just graduated from college. Something happened that solidified the importance of not jumping to conclusions.  The Time I Met An Unlikely Friend It was in the spring of 2012. My husband and I pulled into the … More How I Discovered Friendship In An Unlikely Circumstance

How Seasons On The Calendar Are Like Seasons Of Life

Spring Has Sprung It’s that’s time of year. The seasons are changing once again. We’re hearing about fewer snowstorms and more tornados. Signs of new life emerging from the dead of winter. (Or in Florida, the slightly cooler and browner of winter). In the past couple of months, I have made five trips and have seen … More How Seasons On The Calendar Are Like Seasons Of Life

Four Reasons Why Friendship Is Important In The Empty Nest

What is one thing that helps fill the void in your empty nest life? For me, it’s friendship. Friendship is important in the empty nest life, especially as our adult children marry, begin careers and establish their own lives. Treasured friendships can help fill the void in our lives and our time when our adult … More Four Reasons Why Friendship Is Important In The Empty Nest