I could feel my anxiety increasing as the talking head droned on and on. Blah, blah, blah. I rolled my eyes and thought to myself, “enough already”. But, there was no escaping. My husband finally reached over and changed the radio station to something more pleasant. He either sensed my growing anxiety or had tired … More Why I Can Choose Joy No Matter The Circumstance
Do you crave a simpler life? We got a taste of that when we were in the Amish country of Pennsylvania and the mountains of North Carolina. You don’t have to move or join a different group to enjoy a simpler life. There are changes you can make right where you are. … More How To Live A Simple Life Without Becoming Amish
Now that our nest is truly empty, it’s time to start doing those things we said we should do “one day”. … More It’s Time To Do The Things We Should Do One Day
The first thing we noticed, since we said goodbye to our corgi, is just how quiet our house is. … More Finding The Good In A Too Quiet House
The loss of a beloved pet is a difficult thing, even if you’ve had a couple of years to prepare. … More The Blog Post I Never Wanted To Write
Laughter is good for the soul. My daughter and I laughed a lot last weekend at Walt Disney World. It was reminiscent of all of the old times we spent at the Magic Kingdom. … More Fun Like Old Times At The Magic Kingdom
Sometimes your expectations of a place are not accurate. Places you think will be emotionally moving don’t always live up to that expectation but then places you didn’t even imagine illicit a strong emotional response. This is the story of one of those places. Welcome to Magdala. … More Is Your Name On The Column?