Journal Prompt – What are you learning about God?

Today’s Journal Prompt is: Every once in a while, you learn something new from the Bible or about God. And through the last few months, I’ve learned one “new” thing about God. And that is: It’s already been decided. Everything that happens in our lives, has already been decided by God. Whatever may or may…

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The Thoughts from a Blogger Notebook

A notebook is a blogger’s best friend. It’s always there when inspiration strikes, but it’s also there to catch the thoughts of a blogger. The thoughts are caught on the tip of the pencil and flow to the paper without interruption. No one sees these thoughts, only the paper does, but once in a while,…

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Think on these Things – Part Three

Finally! It is the last part of the Philippians 4:8 study, you can read Part One and Two before going on. Now, the last two parts of whatever’s are Virtue and Praiseworthy. This is probably one of the more difficult ones to understand, and to write about. One of the many definitions of virtue is…

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Journal Prompt – What’s the Point of Being Thankful?

A confusing prompt I know, but it has a point, just bear with me here. As some of you may have noticed, my journal prompts have been every other week, and not very consistent. Because my thought was; what’s the point? My journal life was going downhill faster than an avalanche in winter, and I…

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Words are Powerful – Words are Life

Back in March, when the world closed down and we had to stop going to church, my two friends and I began to email. Every day we would send a dozen or so emails until our church reopened in May. In total, we sent each other 730 emails. If it was not for those emails,…

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Think on these things…Part Two of Three

Part two of three – Think on these Things – A Study of Philippians 4:8. If you would like to read part one, click here. We left off on Just or Right, next is Pure One of the definitions of pure is; wholesome, free of any contaminations. To have 100% pure and wholesome thoughts is…

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Favorite Kids books, music and Other Random Topics

Good morning! I think it is time for a little laugh and some randomness! I’ve done a random post before, and they are so fun to write, so why not do another one? Let’s start with 12 random facts about yours truly. 1. I don’t like thunderstorms 2. I’m gluten intolerant (Want to know what…

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Journal Prompt – Write about a happy memory

Now, think of the happiest thingsIt’s the same as having wings Think of a wonderful thoughtAny merry little thought When there’s a smile in your heartThere’s no better time to startThink of all the joy you’ll findWhen you leave the world behindAnd bid your cares goodbyeYou can fly! These lyrics are from the classic song…

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It’s Time to Spread Some Positive Vibes

Enough with the negativity in the world! It’s time for some positive vibes! In the past couple months of blogging, I’ve talked about how to stay motivated in those “off days” – Don’t let your ship Go Down – I talked about Gratitude Journaling and finding out how blessed we are – We are Blessed…

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Confidence and courage in an unsteady world

Someone once told me that I acted and held myself in a confident manor. The compliment took me back, while I surprised and pleased with it, secretly I had to disagree. Because I don’t think of myself as a confident person, not in a second-guess-everything-I-do way, but the I-am-confident in everything type. When I think…

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Greatest Life Lesson (Repost)

Top of the morning to ya! I was going through some of my first blog posts, and I found this oldie, but a goodie. And well, I just have to share it again. Everyone needs something to smile about once in a while. Something to laugh about. Especially nowadays, so sit back and enjoy a…

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The Eye of the Storm

It’s thunderstorm season in Wisconsin, which means you go to sleep with the bright flashes of light and window shaking thunder. We’ve had some severe storms and more than once we’ve had to go to the basement because there was a possibility of a tornado in our area. I have seen many different storms, and…

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Journal Prompt – Top 10 Ways to Stay and Feel Happy

Happy Friday!! Today’s journal prompt will be a little different, one that makes you think just a little bit more. I know, who wants to think on a Friday? Bear with me. Maybe it’s the nerd in me, or maybe the writer, whatever it is, I like lists, and I have a book full of…

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Sparking Wonder

It’s amazing how my mind works, (there is an interesting way to start a blog post!) My mind can either be like a snowball, one thought leads to another thought at avalanche speed Or it could be like a sloth When I saw this quote, my mind began to snowball I can remember things that…

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We are not Misfits – We are Beautiful Messes

…But don’t forget God used the misfits just like us to do the most amazing things. …Even at our worst, to Him we ain’t lost causes, just beautiful messes. These lyrics are from one of my favorite songs called ‘Beautiful Messes’ by Hillary Scott. I love the lyrics, because it reminds me how God can…

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Living only for Today

About three years ago my parents and I went on an adventure. With all our family spilt between Oregon and Maine visits are few and very far between. And the couple of times we have visited, we drove. Oh, the adventures and stories I could tell. But, three years ago we decided to do something…

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Overcomer

Good morning all. In my post last Wednesday, Introverts Part II, I got a bit of feedback on the part in which I said introverts can’t change. And while I meant that introverts “can’t” (I say that in a quotation, because maybe some have) become extroverts and super outgoing people. I did not mean we…

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Journal Prompt – I am looking forward to…

Good morning! I hope everyone has had a really good week so far. Let’s end the week with a fun journal prompt. There are many ways to fill in this one. It could be a future event, either big or minor, or something that is happening next week. Or it could just be something. For…

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Being an Wallflower Part Two – The World of an Introvert

Psst…if you would like to read part one first…click here! Two weeks ago, when I wrote Wallflower Part Two, I thought it was pretty good. I typed it up, saved in WordPress, ready to be posted. But then, one of my best friends, who is an introvert, got me to take a personality quiz yesterday.…

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Journal Prompt – Write about three things you’re grateful for

Good morning all! It is the first journaling prompt! I’ve been journaling for years, though I have not been consistent at it, I have found it to be rewarding and fun. There are a lot of different styles of journaling, such as; daily entries, prayer, and gratitude journaling. I’ve found gratitude journaling to be challenging,…

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Being a Wallflower Part One

If you are anything like me, you can fully understand this… And this… If you have not guessed, I am talking about introverts today. Any introverts here? *waves both of my arms* Yup, I am an introvert, and today we will be taking a look into what an introvert is. One of the first things…

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His Mercy is New Every Day

I’ve made it no secret that I love music. From the classic oldies to some of the modern-day stuff, and of course Praise and Worship music. I am particular about my Christian music, I don’t like the 7-11’s, where the singer has seven words and they get repeated eleven plus times, I find those songs…

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The Random Post

Greetings and Salutations! Today’s post is something fun and different, like last week’s Pickle Ice Cream post. It is a random post! These are so much fun because they cover so many different topics! So, I will be talking about four different topics today…fun right? Yeah, I know I use that gif a lot, it…

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Pickle Ice Cream…It’s still gross

While I’ve talked on this subject before, I feel like I should bring it up again for two reasons. One, because it’s a completely ridiculous thing, and two, it’s something funny and different. Our nation grants us freedoms that some countries only dare to dream about. We have the freedom of religion and speech, the…

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Don’t let your Ship Go Down

This post contains affiliate links and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Right now we are living in a gloomy, upset world. Everyone is finding fault or finding something to fear. It can get to a person, hearing all the depressing news,…

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Top 5 Favorite contemporary books

This post contains affiliate links and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Top of the morning to ya! It is a top 5 list post! Most of the books I have reviewed are Historical, so I am doing something different. Contemporary books!…

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Gratitude Journaling

Back in November, I talked about being thankful, and often we “limit” our thankfulness to one month. Mostly because it is the thing to do around Thanksgiving. And then once the holiday season is over, we tend to go back to our old ways. Which is extremely easy because we live in a world where…

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The Carousel Painter

This post contains affiliate links and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. ‘Ello! There are many ways to relax, drinking tea, reading a book, writing, sitting outside…I love browsing the shelves at my library. Just walking and seeing hundreds of books, to…

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The Story of My Life

Good morning, everyone! I’m back! Did ya miss me? No? Ok! Moving on! Last Monday I was going to post the story of my life, and I didn’t. After reading it over, I decided that it was not going to happen. For two reasons; One, was the thought that it was unexciting, even though it…

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Blogging Journey Part 2

This post contains affiliate links and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Last week I wrote about my struggles of becoming a blogger. If you have not read that post, click here! This week is about being a blogger, and what my…

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Small Town Living Part One (Repost)

I have been blogging for 6 months now, I can’t believe it. It has not been easy, and I know I’ve got a long way to go. But I am thankful I’ve gotten this far and I look forward to whatever is ahead. I looked back to my first posts and found one that is,…

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The Merchants Daughter

This post contains affiliate links and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I think we all have a story that gives us the warm and fuzzies. A story or book we love going back to because it makes us happy. I have…

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The Starving Hobbit

Top of the morning to ya! I know, it’s Monday…what’s going on? This is not normal…well, surprise! Announcement! I will be posting every Monday and Thursday from now on! Monday will be blog post and Thursday will be my book reviews! Totally exciting, right!? Or, are you more… Let’s get on with the post! This…

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Words are Life

Good morning, my faithful readers!! Hi, Mom… I am an Aunt to 5 little munchkins, two of my little’s love to talk. They start as soon and they get up, and they don’t stop until they are in bed…even then they are still expressing themselves. Which got me thinking, words are amazing. While my two…

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The Girls of Pearl Harbor

This post contains affiliate links and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Very few books I have read have left me speechless and having feelings I didn’t know books were capable of giving. But this book gave me a book hangover. Pearl…

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Why I don’t do Christmas Countdowns

It is Christmas time! Nothing is like the Christmas season, there is a magic in everything from the music to the bell-ringers right down to decorating the tree and making cookies. But it seems like above all the holidays, Christmas goes by the fastest. I think we rush the season with countdowns. With tons of…

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