So, I'm learning. Learning to choose joy in the hurt, choose love in the anxiety, and choose gratitude even in the hard times. Because, life looks better when we choose these instead.
I once wrote about Goodbye being hello in disguise... And, that's what I'm here to share today. A goodbye that is really a hello in disguise. First the AMAZING news: I'm going to be a mom! That's right! In a little over 6 months, my husband & I will be greeting our little bundle. not sure … Continue reading A Beginning and an End
Today, I'm talking extra...extra cash...flexible cash...be among the people or work while the kiddos sleep cash... This morning, I had a chance to really stay in bed until this afternoon. I thought to myself, "I really need to just do some stuff with my life this morning." But, honestly, I really wanted to stay in … Continue reading Sometimes, You Need a Little Extra
There's almost nothing better than a brand new journal - fresh pages ready to be filled with feelings, stories, adventures. And, I got this beauty all ready for the 2016 year - complete with my set of Challenges. Not resolutions - because who sticks with resolutions anyway? 2015 has been quite a wild ride, but I am … Continue reading Chapter 27: 2016
"The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it." - JM Barrie 'Peter Pan' Libraries...Bookstores... "A room without books is like a body without a soul" - Cicero Since a young age, I have been drawn to the written word. My mom has read to me since, … Continue reading Home is Where the Books Are
Any Sunday I get to go to church, is a restful, Lovely Sunday. Today was no exception. As I settled in my seat mere seconds before service started, I noticed a visitor on the front row (I go to a very small church where we all pretty much know each other). This new comer was … Continue reading Flourish
Here we are, a little over an hour from the new year (here in PST). And, the prompt over at Finding the Grace Within is quite appropriate: BEGIN. We take the opportunity at the start of each new year to find new beginnings. Before I look at the possible new beginnings headed my way in 2015, I am … Continue reading New Beginnings
After 31 days of writing, I was tired; and didn't know exactly what to post next. So, I gave myself a break, knowing a Tuesday @ 10 was coming soon. This week's topic is: SEEK As someone who has been a believer much of her life (pretty much all of it), and an active participant since … Continue reading Seek – T@10
I am so tired tonight... So, I'm keeping it brief: Beloved - a Haiku I'm God's creation Taken, Blessed, Broken, Given I'm called Beloved ©Candice Jenee'
"You may say that I'm a dreamer, But I'm not the only one..."** I'm not a big John Lennon (or Beatles) fan. But, I love this line. (I actually listened to the whole song today, for the first time; and it's actually kind of sad, kind of haunting!) Anyway - every time I hear this … Continue reading Imagine…