Encouragement, Friendships, Life Decisions, Listening to God, loving others

Friendships {What Really Matters}

A friend and I found ourselves sitting at a funeral home -- bearing witness to the life of a dear friend who was gone way before her time.  And how do you hold on to the family and help them bear the burden  of such a great loss when your own heart is broken and… Continue reading Friendships {What Really Matters}

Encouragement, Friendships

Conversations in the Sand

One of  my "perfect world" scenarios ... grabbing a  beach chair (one with multiple, reclining positions, of course !) ... my beach bag with sunscreen options anywhere from 8-30 SPF (depending on how long I'm staying outside and how sunburnt I am  from the day before) ... a beautiful  beach  ... and people I love… Continue reading Conversations in the Sand

Life, loving others

Porch Dwellers

New neighborhood ...new rules ...new sounds ...new faces ...new normal! There are some things that take some getting used to about our new neighborhood -- things like sirens, lots of street lights (you'd have to know where I lived before to appreciate that!), litter, locking your car, locking your house up even when you go… Continue reading Porch Dwellers