December 2016

Boiling Frogs – A Year End Reflection

Being Midwesterners, my husband and I sometimes get strange looks regarding our tastes in food.  If we believed in previous lives, we both would say that we are…

Hope through Mental Illness

The other day a dear friend showed me the latest book he was reading – My name is Hope: Anxiety, Depression and Life After Melancholy.  When I read…

Family Traditions… and Lasagna

As I was making one of my family’s favorite dishes, lasagna, I time-traveled to the Christmas Eves of my youth. Pasta was the meal my mom would make…

Sometimes Divorce in a Christian Marriage – or ANY Marriage…

Divorce in a Christian home isn’t something people like to touch on or talk about.  A few people shared a blog post by a Christian author/speaker recently on Facebook…

Ok, 40 kinda sucks

Ok, for the ladies… do you ever wish your mom sat you down to let you know about all of the terrible things that would happen to your…

Free-falling – LITERALLY

I just love summer.  Winters, despite how mild this one even is, leave me craving summer.  My summer memories are plenty and include two of my most favorite…