Category Archives: The Year of Order (2017)

When You Grump At the Courtesy Caller

Well, I did it again. I went off for a week and had a whooping-good time, and got behind on my home budget system. Some of my bills went past due, and the fees started hitting and piling up. Sigh. … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day Story

This is s story about me and my mom. It’s really only a tiny slice off the story, and it’s deeply personal. But I share it to steward it, to offer hope to other broken wrecks out there, and because … Continue reading

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The Thing in a Nutshell đŸŒ°

I don’t have to worry about a troublesome situation in my life because of who God is. But I worry about it because of who I am. So today, I’m going back over some of the reasons why I don’t have to … Continue reading

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Hard Things

Today, I’m thankful for hard things. From my knocked-down position, I’m learning some things I needed to know. And I’m seeing things I need to see. “Face down, where mercy finds me first…“ And sometimes, I need to be able … Continue reading

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Out of Order

Lesson two in the Year of Order is that sometimes, a key to success is doing things out of. (Order, that is.) In the Year of Priorities (2016), I discovered that spending time with God is my  One Thing. To … Continue reading

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Three Things

In the little, orange box, I put three things to give to Jesus in 2017. It’s my way of treasuring Him. It won’t be easy. Here are the three things I put in the box this year: Yellow This word won’t make … Continue reading

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Still at That Counting Thing

I’m still counting the gifts. There’s a book, although I’ve never read it. Back in the day, I occasionally followed the author‘s blog, when it was just that. She got me started. It helps. I don’t follow her much anymore, … Continue reading

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