I think most Christians will tell you that prayer is one of the spiritual disciplines they struggle with most. I would be lying if I didn't admit the same struggle. I've read about or heard about many different methods of prayer, but I have a hard time trying to make them work for me. I... Continue Reading →


I know what you're thinking. "She waited until October to write about fall stuff?" Well...yes. For the simple reason of it's FINALLY starting to feel like fall here in Oklahoma. (Although, I'm trying not to be too excited because the weather does so like to trick me...). Even though it's only just now feeling like... Continue Reading →

We recently spent a week in the Colorado Springs area and it was an absolute blast. We explored several different fun places and ended the week with a two night camping trip in the mountains. We were in no hurry to leave and as a result didn't pull into our driveway until after 1am. Because... Continue Reading →

I don't want to get out of bed. Fixing breakfast for my kids is not done in kindness, but with harsh words and a frustrated spirit. And my patience level for whining is completely non-existent. In short, mom burnout is hitting hard. Now I could try and analyze what brought this burnout on. It could... Continue Reading →

They say that music is a universal language. Every culture has their own style and in many of those cultures, history is passed down through song. Music has been a huge part of my life. I can still remember some of the songs my siblings and I listened to while headed to our family vacations.... Continue Reading →

I am a podcast junkie. I love listening to my favorite bloggers share their heart while I perform my daily tasks because, let’s be honest, I don’t always have time to read blog posts and sometimes I just need to hear a grown-up talking. I thought it would be fun to share my favorite podcasts... Continue Reading →

On July 20, my family said goodbye to a wonderful man, my husband's grandfather, Paul E. Willson. It was a very bittersweet time for us as we mourned the loss of a beloved man but rejoiced in the hope of his resting in the arms of Jesus. I was never very close to Grandpa so... Continue Reading →

People look forward to summer all year long. The shorts, flip-flops, vacation plans are set out and ready to go before May even hits. But here in NE Oklahoma (other states as well) summer only means one thing: heat. Lots of heat accompanied by high humidity makes for a truly miserable season. The only thing... Continue Reading →

I'm pretty sure I've talked about this before but I love routines! I love planners and pens. I enjoy reading books and articles about planning the perfect day/week/season. I've pinned several different cleaning routines and plans on Pinterest with then intention of trying all of them. And don't even get me started on the number... Continue Reading →

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