Reflections of Life Reflective Encouragement Tuesday Tidbits

Alter Ego’s are Revealing

Altering our ego can give us a new perspective and in many cases new found confidence.   Halloween in America is a time when people do just that they alter their ego by taking on a masked personality through a costume that gives them a temporary new identity.   It can be fun, empowering, and enlightening all […]

Reflective Encouragement

Navigate the Minefield

How are you doing today? I really want to know. Just the other day I told a friend that I feel like I’m walking through a minefield. Maybe you can relate.  Navigating conversations that used to be so simple can blow up unexpectedly. I think now more than ever we need to be dressed and […]

Personal Growth Reflective Encouragement Tuesday Tidbits

You Deserve it!

When is the last time you flew on an airplane?   I just returned from a quick trip to Sitka Alaska.   So often we just mentally check out when the Flight Attendants start their required safety brief about seat belts, emergency exits, flotation devices, and oxygen masks.   (You might even heard the little monologue in […]

ADORE Series Reflective Encouragement

Adore Series the Wise Men

Welcome to the final post in the ADORE Series: The Wise men— Happy New Year!!! Did you know tomorrow is the  Day of Epiphany? Wednesday January 6th marks the day to celebrate the day that  The Wise Men or Maggi arrived and worshiped Jesus the newborn king—“And he will be their peace.” (Micah 5:5) Some traditions […]

Personal Growth Reflective Encouragement

Behind the Triple M’s

A look at the triple M’s: Monuments, Museums, and Markers~ How do you appreciate historical connection points?  Which describes you best when you visit a historical location or go to a museum, quickly walk through or linger to spend time looking through all the details?   Living so close to our nations capital has given me […]

Reflections of Life

Sowing in Every Season.

Daily I  see little signs that Spring is coming.  Are you seeing them too?  How does it effect you?  It gets my mind turning with excitement because I begin to anticipate the flowers that I love blooming and my favorite day of Spring— “tree budding day.”  It isn’t an official day but as my family […]

Personal Growth Reflections of Life

Salty or Sweet

Psalm 34:8-9 “Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him.  Fear the Lord, you his holy people, for those who fear him lack nothing.” Salty or sweet, which do you turn to for a satisfying snack?  Choosing what snack to have is just one of our […]

Devotion Series Reflections of Life

Looking for an “easy” button.

Overwhelmed by the circumstances of life? Caught in a trap and looking for a way out? Wondering if prayers are even heard? Most of us, if we are honest, have an area in our life that we really want changed. We might even feel trapped and almost enslaved like the Israelite’s in Egypt. There is […]

Reflections of Life

The Draw

What is it that first drew you to your Savior?  What draws you today to your Savior?   Theses are questions that I found myself reflecting on as Easter approached.    Our answers to these questions may very or they may be the same.  Either way each of us are most likely drawn for a […]

Weekly Wellspring

Week #47 John 15:5

John 15:5 “I am the vine; you are the branches.   If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate the bountiful harvest of  life; the fruits of our labor, the blessings of family and friends, and […]