No illusion

God is not disillusioned with us. He never had any illusions to begin with. – Luis Palau Disillusion – noun disappointment resulting from the discovery that something is not as good as one believed it to be. verb cause (someone) to realize that a belief or an ideal is false. God created us. He formed…

Out of the blue

Defined: without warning; unexpectedly; OUT OF THE BLUE We all have been there. Something happens… everything changes. It can be a beautiful marriage proposal. You receive the acceptance letter in the mail you thought you’d never get. Your son comes home safe from the front lines. You receive notice that your account is overdrawn. Your…

Conversation

The happiest conversation is that of which nothing is distinctly remembered, but a general effect of pleasing impression.      Samuel Johnson The chair across from me at my desk is where everyone sits when they come to chat. Today I noticed the indents at the bottom of the pillow and it made me smile. The indents…

Walk away

… take on an entirely new way of life—a God-fashioned life, a life renewed from the inside and working itself into your conduct as God accurately reproduces his character in you. Ephesians 4:20 MSG Sometimes we simply need to stand up, brush ourselves off and leave it all behind. Whatever is holding you back from…

High five someone

You know I love sunsets and have made sure to see many. Tonight I got to the beach just as the bottom of the sun kissed the water. After it disappeared out of sight, a couple I was standing near high fived each other and started exclaiming about how it was their “first Florida sunset…

I got it wrong

So for the last couple years, I have been using this catchy phrase as a framework for what I put out into the social media world, and my life. Live love and you will live loved. It is a lovely sentiment and quite motivating. But as I updated some of my profiles, I stared at…

Sweetness

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. – Kahlil Gibran (and quoted by Richard on Friends)

Thank you

Thank you to everyone who stopped by during my 25 wishes postings this month. Maybe it has inspired you to think about what you may desire in the years to come. Maybe you have a similar wish and my post reminded you of it. Regardless, I recommend doing something about it… take one small step….

Celebrate 40 // Day 25

In 25 days, I celebrate the beginning of my fourth decade on this planet & all that God has in store for me. For each day heading towards my birthday, I thought I would write a wish or desire for my forties. I have thoroughly enjoyed my thirties and I know God has even more…