I think the last couple of years, I’ve dubbed March 1st as the “unofficially official first day of spring” for me. Yesterday, I added a few spring touches to my house, including some fresh hydrangeas that I got to take home from a women’s gathering at church. Continue reading
This song has been playing in my head for the past 48 hours….I can’t exactly say why, but it’s so soothing and peaceful to me
This week, I read this article by Ann Voskamp, about making time in our lives. I’ve been thinking about this lately, and then this article intensified it…There are so many things that I thought I didn’t have time for. But it is a choice. I choose to make time for what I think is worth my time.
So maybe that means a shifting of my values, a changing of my perspective. Make time to: wipe down the sink, cut my nails (take care of myself), write a thank you note, wash the dishes, make lunch, call someone.
So what do you need to take time to do?
- Play a game
- Organize for 15 minutes
- Sing out loud
- Say thank you
- Be fully present.
On another note, my sister recently discovered this recipe for homemade ice cream in a bag. Tonight, we made it with a can of coconut milk (full-fat, stirred well), and it worked out awesome!! We will now be doing this when we crave ice cream, instead of spending so much money on the store-bought coconut ice cream that we occasionally splurge on. I did not take a picture, as I was too busy eating it! But I thought it would be great to share!
A couple of random thoughts that I wanted to share:
It seems that January may be the season of colds, flus, and “sniffles”…If this is the case for you or your family, you may be interested in this recipe: Continue reading
I wasn’t planning on writing about this next on my blog, but this morning I had such a revelation that I just had to share it. I am encouraged that God cares, even about the little things in our lives! Here’s some thoughts from my journal… Continue reading