My Journey

Flashback to Ghana

While blogging is new for me, writing is not.  In 2011, I took my first mission trip.  I traveled with a group to Aflao, Ghana.  I looked through some notes today to prepare for a Mrs Disciple 101 post and found some great memories of God’s greatness and faithfulness.  I am going back and inviting you along for the journey! August 2, 2011 I returned from Ghana yesterday after 8 days [Read more...]

My Goals for 2015

It is always interesting to hear and see what other people are doing.  Facebook.  Twitter.  Pinterest.  HGTV.  The Duggars.  Blogging.  We love social media and reality t.v.; it provides a glimpse into others’ lives.  Reminder:  we see what people want us to see.  I have to remember that comparison kills contentment! All of this “reality” is not all bad.  We can learn [Read more...]

Setting Goals for the New Year

As the red and green plastic boxes come back out of the basement to receive their precious cargo once again, I cannot help but look toward next week with anticipation.  I love new beginnings.  I look forward to January 1, the first of every month, Mondays, mornings–any chance to hit the reset button and look forward toward the possibilities.  I set goals at the beginning of every year.  [Read more...]

Slow Down

The Christmas season is here!  My natural tendency is to begin the rush.  Pull out the ornaments.  Hang the stockings.  Turn on the oven.  Start the Cyber Monday searches.  These things are not Christmas.  We know that in our head; has that truth made it to our heart? I have been bombarded with one thought in the days leading up to this Advent season:  slow down. I heard it in my ear [Read more...]