In pursuit of discovering beauty in my daily adventure of being a mom of nine



Thankful Thursday: The Gift of Friendship

In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. ~Albert Schweitzer Many... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday – Mother’s Day Gratitude

If I were to write the story of my mother's life, it would take up several months of blog posts and even then that would be incomplete. At 75, she is busier than most people half her age and her... Continue Reading →

Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Every Broken Heart Be Brave!

Tim Be Told - The Battle Hymn This song touches me to the core. The multi-talented band Tim Be Told has been going through some tough times during the past couple years but they have emerged with this powerful song. If you... Continue Reading →

You’ve Got a Friend

Today's WordPress daily prompt asks us to "finish this sentence: “My closest friend is…”. In my life I have been incredibly blessed with dear friends, many of whom I could go to and share my struggles and my joys.  My... Continue Reading →

Storing up Happy Moments

I'm sitting here at the beach enjoying the warm sun on my face, the smell of the salt air, the sound of the waves crashing on the surf, and the feel of the ocean breeze touching my skin while refreshing... Continue Reading →

Sunshine in the darkness

For the past several months, our family has been undergoing a lot of sickness. It has been very stressful for all of us. Last night, I even cried myself to sleep. Today was an especially trying day.   This morning... Continue Reading →

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