This post was written by my friend, Kate Chetta. Kate was given some devastating news during her second pregnancy. Please read her story . . . and share . . . “Poor prenatal diagnosis”- These words are sudden, jarring and unbearable. My world came crashing down when I learned that LILY, my second daughter, bore this horrendous fate. It must be a mistake, I thought; but test after test by the … [Read more...] about Terminate, Interrupt or Choose Life?
When I was very young, I wrote in a diary. Later, I found that book and read it. Memories that had long faded away were brought to the surface because I had written them down. It was interesting to see what I had worried about, what I thought was most important, and what brought me happiness when I was 11 years old and writing in a puffy covered Cabbage Patch kid diary. (This post contains … [Read more...] about Why Prayer Journal?
Even if today is cloudy and rainy; we can all brighten up someone else's day! Here are some ways you can be a ray of sunshine today! Smile at people - really smile at them. Compliment someone's outfit, shirt, or shoes. Tell a person you really like his or her name. Give someone chocolate. Listen to a person without interrupting. Tell a joke - even if it's corny. When you get up to get … [Read more...] about 25 Ways to Be A Ray of Sunshine
Last year I came across the practice of choosing a word to be a "theme" for the year. It was the first I had heard of this idea . . . and this year, I'm jumping on the bandwagon. I'm choosing a word . . . and hoping that it brings me success, productivity and helps me be a better version of myself. The word I am choosing is . . Plan. However, one of the first quotes that came to mind when I … [Read more...] about This Year, I’m Planning on Making God Laugh!
In full disclosure, I am so excited to partner with Shutterfly! As a long time customer, I am very happy to be chosen to share their amazing products with you. I was invited to make our Christmas cards with their company and provided a credit to purchase the finished product in exchange for my honest review. What's on your list this month? Get the tree, go see lights, decorate (both inside and … [Read more...] about Five Ways to Embrace the Merry Over the Madness
Whether you are unsure what to get your dad, husband, son, Godfather, uncle, pastor or friend this Christmas, or you already know exactly what he wants . . . I hope this list gives you an extra way to tell all the men in your life that you love them! You could also win a few of these gifts by commenting below the article! Tell me what you would like to give or receive from the list and you are … [Read more...] about Spiritual Stocking Stuffers for Men