It is not just a belief, but a fixed or firm belief. It is something we strongly believe that can not easily be swayed or changed. To live with conviction means that we live in accordance with our strong beliefs.

A Very “Mary” Christmas

I have always been intrigued by Mary, the Mother of Jesus. I mean, what was it about this young girl that God picked her to deliver to the earth the most important child ever born? I have always liked to think it was because she was such a "good" girl. I was inclined to picture her... Continue Reading →

When Life Gives You Lemons

We have all heard that quote, "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade." I use it and  love that it makes you take a look at things with a better perspective. The other day I was picking the cute little lemons off of my Meyer lemon tree and had a little bit of a different... Continue Reading →

Be Blessed and Be a Blessing

The Holiday season is upon us!! This is truly my favorite time of the year! However, I know that for some people it ends up being the most stressful time of the year. There are presents to buy, meals to plan, families to visit, guest rooms to clean and many more things to accomplish. To... Continue Reading →


I entered November with a full and grateful heart. However, a few minutes of scrolling through my social media feed and all of that can be undone. I am determined to keep an attitude of gratitude. I challenge you to do the same!!  Each day in November  I am posting something I am grateful for.... Continue Reading →

Bringing Life to Life

This past weekend I celebrated my 38th birthday. Someone asked me the other day if I was 29 again and winked, I said, "No way, I am 38."  I wouldn't go back to being 29 for anything. I am proud of my age and who I am becoming at this age. It took a lot... Continue Reading →

Journey to Simplicity

So.. how did I simplify my life?  Well.. I am still working on it. It is a project that has already taken about 6 months. It was a journey for sure and something I think I will have to continually work on. Let me start off by saying, most of the simplifying was internal.  I had to... Continue Reading →

What Can We Do?

Many of us watch the news everyday in horror. We scroll through our social media news feeds with story after story of tragedy, injustice, lies, deception and it is scary.  We get angry, we get mad, we post things, we want to do something. Many of us don't know what to do, sometimes we don't... Continue Reading →


It is in the moments I mess up. The moments that people attack my family. The moments that my blood pressure soars through the roof. The moments that I see hate and lies typed out onto a screen. The moments people love to try and twist everything I say.  The moments I want to sit... Continue Reading →

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