My word for 2021 is “Be Still” and today I share on the blog a little about how I selected it… or maybe better, it selected me! … More 2021: Be Still
2020 – boy were you different! But I actually think we all learned the best lesson of all: we can “figure it out” and that could actually be the best change we need for all New Year’s plans going forward….. just like with Shannon, she looked nervous but we figured it out …. … More 2020: The Year of “Figure it out”
Would you look for the Savior of the world as a teeny little baby laying in a barn?? Unexpected is sort of God’s specialty and a few things I learned about the story of Mary and Jesus’ life this year really has reminded me that His ways are not our own ….. unexpected is exactly where we find God working! … More Glory to the New Born King…. in All It’s Unexpected
This time of year the word Joy is seen often… but it is not just about happiness for the season. Joy is happiness in all circumstances, so “Joy to the World” is not because it is all happy… it is that Jesus is joy that came to a broken world full of mess…. it can exist in joy thanks to Him. My word of 2020 was joy and it is given me one more chance to try and choose it in the MESS of our Christmas. … More The Tricky Part of Joy
Happy Thanksgiving Week friends! This Thursday we will celebrate Thanksgiving 2020…. the holiday for gratitude in a year that has been interesting for us all! But they say gratitude can change your mood, alter your outlook, and literally lift your spirit! You just have to be dedicated to seeking it, consistent with practicing it, and … More Thanksgiving Week
Hi friends! Thank you all so much for keeping up with us on social media as we face transplant number 2. Danny was in patient when the call for lungs came through Sunday, May 10 around 3pm. Surgery was started at 5am on Monday, May 11 and as of today Danny is actively fighting through … More Double Lung Transplant During a Global Pandemic
This post I wrote over the course of the last few weeks prior to Danny getting lungs earlier this week. As he is in the ICU without family and sometimes too weak or in too much pain to talk – this sentiment continues to hold true. Having to keep our life upright alone has been … More How Bout them Cowgirls?
Happy New Year’s Eve friends! I hope this evening finds you enjoying yourself, reflecting on your blessings and feeling optimistic about a new year…. heck a whole new decade!! We are at home still in recovery mode and taking it easy. Saying good bye to 2019 and welcoming 2020 tucked away in our little spot … More 2019
When you think of January 1 what comes to mind? A blank slate? A fresh start? A chance for change? So many of us love the option to declare a new year and dream of the possibilities. Even if they don’t always happen or the year brings something completely unexpected, I think the dreaming of … More The Last 90 Days
For a long time that question is what I wanted to name my blog. I felt it summed up this life we live. The realities of life and death that are part of our world on a pretty regular basis, yet the fact that what to wear to such life and death occasions are also “normal” to … More What do you wear to a transplant?