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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