I continue to marvel at the life lessons I learn from my adult children as they teach their children through example. Recently my daughter and I were reminiscing about my grandchildren’s early childhood, and she shared with me about her experience at the zoo with my youngest grandson who, at the time, was six years […]
Sometimes the heat that comes with the summer is not always about the temperature. Sometimes the heat in our lives rises to the pressure point or the stress level because… the unexpected happens, our circumstances change, the rug gets pulled out from under us, life comes crashing down, hopes and dreams are shattered. When the […]
(This month we bring back one of Susan’s most popular blogs. Definitely worth repeating!) It isn’t actually the tooth that hurts, it’s the gum above the tooth, I told myself. I put up with the discomfort for a week, but when a week came and went, my better judgment said go to the dentist. I called […]
Just three words: worry, anxiety, and fear. They’re enough to spoil any day. But God offers comfort and peace. He wants you to bring your worries to Him. Bring ALL to Him in total surrender and watch for the ways He will calm and reassure you.
It’s true. I have gophers in my backyard. My backyard wall, (walls are common around houses in Arizona), backs up to a shallow ravine, commonly called a “wash” in neighborhoods like mine. I love the privacy the wash provides between my home and the neighbors’ homes. My neighbors can’t see me on my patio in […]