The Beauty of the Change of Seasons

I am learning so much living on a farm.  As I’ve mentioned before, I grew up in a military family (and then married a military man).  I lived in two main places over and OVER until I was 30.  Texas and Hawaii.  (I also live in Japan,...

Purpose, Joy, Abundance for 2018

Purpose, Joy, Abundance These are my words to remember in 2018. The year 2017 was covered by a black cloud of depression and anxiety.  I have struggled with it since becoming parent to my special needs son and have had it under control for the last 10 years.  But in...

Bible Study review of A Woman who Doesn’t Quit

We live in a rural area but I know the importance of daily Bible studying.  You may not believe it but I have to limit my trips to town because I do live at home – not in the car running errands.  So I get Bible studies that have daily work and then online video...

Happy New Year! Welcome 2018

Welcome to the New Year!  2018!!  Say what?? As I was listening to KLove today, I hear January described as the most depressing month of the year.  I am not feeling that this year. Last year (2017) was a rough year for me.  I felt like I had a mental breakdown and...

Get out of Debt: Meal Planning

After examining our spending for a moth, I saw a huge area where we were not in control.  Spending on food.  This covers groceries AND eating out.  I always thought we didn’t eat out much but the numbers don’t lie!!  Granted, Daryl took a trip with the...

Time to be an Adult: Get out of DEBT

I am so thankful to be married to the man I am.  When we got married, he wisely said that all the wedding money we received was to be put into our retirement account.  WHAT????  We can’t spend it to buy furniture for our new life?  Can’t use it to buy something nice...