Marriage is a tricky gig. It takes work. Some days are good and all you can do is smile. Some days not-so-good, when it takes everything in you to smile. Whether you have been married six months or 60 years, the union of marriage humbles us (daily, sometimes hourly, because...we are human) and makes us… Continue reading Take Your Marriage From “Good to Great”
"You have shown great and steadfast love to your servant David, my father, because he walked before you in faithfulness, in righteousness of heart toward you. And you have kept for him this great and steadfast love and have given him a son on his throne this day. And now, O Lord my God, you… Continue reading Where Do You Seek Wisdom?
Out of my distress I called on the Lord;the Lord answered me and set me free.The Lord is on my side; I will not fear.What can man do to me?Psalm 118: 5-6It was a regular weeknight, I was in my jammies, looking through some e-mails and then...anxiety. Panic. I couldn't breathe. I started pacing around… Continue reading Set Free.
There once was a young couple living their best life with their four young children. Each spouse worked full time, trying to balance work, school, daycare, and sports for their two older kids, running every which way but loose. They were just doing the next thing, was it the next "best" thing? From their perspective,… Continue reading Lonely Wife in the Busy Life?
I was standing at the nurse's station and some of the nurses and other staff members, mostly women, were simply talking about this, that, or the other. The conversation then turned to a rather inappropriate nature. I was simply standing there, listening, not really commenting on anything but I was certainly laughing at the jokes,… Continue reading Quit Hanging Out at Sin Saloon
Today I was playing Flipper in my tub treating myself to a bubble bath (yeah, that image makes me laugh too). As I was reading and relaxing in the hot, sudsy water I was thinking about the 2018 year coming to an end, with 2019 hanging around the corner, ready to make its entrance in… Continue reading Steps to Growth in 2019
The month of December brings giving, blessing, and joy for many of us. One of the things that brings me joy this time of year is an annual event at my church hosted by women and for women called Christmas Joy. This year 700+ plus women gathered for worship, a message from a fabulous speaker,… Continue reading My Favorite Things
Woo Wee! Christmas is in less than two weeks y'all! I laugh at myself every year when I say, "Gosh, Christmas is already here, time goes by way too fast, it just snuck up on me." You too? Thought so. Others tell me, and God reminds me too, "Um, Tam, Christmas has been on the… Continue reading Sharing Our Adult Children This Christmas
I realize Thanksgiving has already come and gone. I may be a little late to the game, Friends, but I've been noticing some of my peeps and maybe some sisters that I wish were my peeps (Thank You Social Media, LOL) have posted pics or short statements of whatever they were grateful for, on the… Continue reading Thankful IN All Circumstances
One of my favorite things to do is to get my cool gel pens out, in different colors, and send notes to the people in my life. These might be notes of encouragement, a "Thank You," a “Just because I was thinking of you,” an “I love you, Girl, you got this!” , or "You're… Continue reading Let’s Make a Difference!