Out my Window: grey morning, bare trees, lots of brown hues, crows squawking in the distance Enjoying: a few more bonus fall days, curbside pickup, fall candles, twinkles lights Listening to/Watching:  Listened to Craig Groeschel's leadership podcast with Paula Farris. Q&A with Paula Faris: Calling vs. Career | Craig Groeschel Leadership ( It was a good listen. I … Continue reading Daybook

Last (FMF Link Up)

#throwbackthursday I was looking for a post I had written on expectations and stumbled on this one. It was a good reminder to me of the power of gratitude to change moments, instead of expectations that tend to disappoint or possibly grow resentment. May we be grateful for the gifts found in what is and recognize the giver of the good gifts in all the moments, the firsts and the lasts, and all the in betweens.

Inkblot Life

FMF-Blog-post-headers-Round-6-18 Linking up with The rules are: set a timer and free write for five minutes on word prompt, then share.

Last… Such an interesting word that invokes so many emotions. Some lasts we know are the last: the last piece of candy or pie, the last day of work, last time to do something, or see someone. Depending on the feelings towards it different emotions can fill that time of last. I think of the seniors last year who were so done with school according them, but  they would get teary for each of their lasts: the last band concert, last homecoming, last whatever, there was a sadness, although for most last year of High School brought joy.

Last is also something elusive. We all know certain things will come to an end. In parenting we know that there will be a last for most of the tasks we…

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Out my Window: grey kind of day, a bit on the cooler side, naked trees, fat squirrel scurrying around Enjoying: The few bonus early fall feeling days we had this week, trees that are still holding onto to their leaves, warm blankets, sunsets Listening to/Watching:  Listened to the  the Holy Post Podcast. I finished Lord of the Rings Trilogy: Return … Continue reading Daybook

Cancel (FMF Link Up)

Linking up with The rules are: set a timer and free write for five minutes on word prompt, then share. Cancel... immediately brings to mind Cancel Culture... It feels like instead of repentance and redemption, there is condemnation and cancelling. Cancel is such a detached way to deal with human beings made in the image of … Continue reading Cancel (FMF Link Up)

Daybook (2 week edition)

Out my Window: amazingly gorgeous day, feels like early fall with the look, sounds, and smells of late fall Enjoying: beautiful fall weather, morning sky out my window, moon, apple pumpkin candle, twinkle lights, laughter of kids, kindness of others, curbside pickup at the grocery store Listening to/Watching:  Listened to the last two episodes of the Holy Post … Continue reading Daybook (2 week edition)