God allowed me to live a dream not dreamed of (7/17/13 Fulfilling the dream not dreamed of Part 2)

I went to Israel last summer.  Wow. God allowed me to live a dream not dreamed of.  It was a God-sized dream, a dream that in my most improbable imaginings I had never thought of.  And because it was God’s dream for me, it was just perfect.  You know how sometimes you plan a dream vacation andContinue reading “God allowed me to live a dream not dreamed of (7/17/13 Fulfilling the dream not dreamed of Part 2)”

Best Laid Plans vs. Reality

Goal Setter. Preparer. Planner. Just a few of my strongest inborn character traits.  These traits themselves do have good qualities that can bring about good results.  But I have a tendency to move them up to the top of the list in importance, especially when I sense that my day in day out routine life is being threatened.  Threatened so thatContinue reading “Best Laid Plans vs. Reality”

Fulfilling the dream not dreamed of

Grateful. In Awe. Amazed. Appreciative. Loved. Repeat. Over, and over, and over. Indefinitely. And that does not begin to scratch the surface of all the emotions I continue to process. I actually went to Israel.  Wow.  Add “incredulous” to that list of emotions. 🙂  This was not something I dreamed of, or even ever thoughtContinue reading “Fulfilling the dream not dreamed of”

Mom…Dancing through life and loving Jesus

We were vastly different in personality, she and I. I am introverted, studious, serious-minded, and a deep thinker. I struggle to be comfortable in what would be considered by many to be “normal” day-to-day life situations. I move slowly and methodically, taking in every detail. No grace here – more like slowly plodding through life.Continue reading “Mom…Dancing through life and loving Jesus”