Posts in category "Faith"

My Epic Phenomenal Decision for 2016: BING or Bust

My Epic Phenomenal Decision for 2016: BING or Bust
This year, 2015, was a year like none other! This year, for all 1975 babies, was/is the year we become true adults as we join the Fabulous FORTY club! As momentous as this year was to be for me, I made a very important decision to live life to the fullest and try to go,... Read more »

Five Reasons Why JOY Inspired Me

Five Reasons Why JOY Inspired Me
I am thankful for the opportunity to see the movie Joy before it comes out in theaters, but I was even more thankful to see a movie that motivates and inspires.  Based upon the real life story of  Joy Mangano, a divorced mom who overcame many obstacles to become a major HSN player, I never... Read more »

Big Girls Do CRY!

Big Girls Do CRY!
Over the past few weeks, I have been trying to improve my overall health by increasing my exercise and watching my intake! Afterall, this is what everyone is suggesting, particularly the American Heart Association, if we want to increase our lifespan and reduce the risk of stroke,  right? Well let me tell you, I have... Read more »
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Missing Your Exit

Missing Your Exit
There are times in life where we believe we are on the right path and suddenly there is a shift! This change/transition/shift allows us to look around and assess our own well-being. It is at this time that we notice that we may be going forward according to God’s plan for our lives or we... Read more »

3 Things That Abort Your Purpose: Destiny Killers

3 Things That Abort Your Purpose: Destiny Killers
As a blogger, mother, middle aged adult  striving to grow, I find myself always moving, going, doing without a moment to be still and reflect.  I know this is not abnormal because there are thousands of blogs with similar themes and ideas about that very same topic! However, when God has a plan and a... Read more »

Ending Singleness: The Besties' Guide

Ending Singleness: The Besties' Guide
Everyone on earth wants to help the “single girl” in their circle end her days of loneliness, but never bother to include such person in their plans! Why doesn’t anyone ask such “lonely girl” why they are single (perhaps she needs a break), or what they are looking for to end the singleness?  Well, let... Read more »
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Miss Travelista Makes a Mistake

Miss Travelista Makes a Mistake
As many of you know, I have recently been bit by the TRAVEL BUG and I love taking moments to research travel bargains, then ESCAPE the Inspirational/Fun events in Chicago.  My little one also has now developed a thirst for Passport Stamps, and (because I am a great mother) I cannot deny her that!  However,on... Read more »

She Pulled The Cord and I Died Slowly

She Pulled The Cord and I Died Slowly
Although I fully intended to write an awesome blog post on the ups and downs of my day, week, month so far, tonight’s Grey’s Anatomy shifted my entire world.  Tonight, MCDREAMY- The Dr. Derek Shepherd, saved several car accident victims, and was then hit head on by an eighteen wheeler truck! The doctors made some... Read more »

Really Evergreen Park-Leave Jackie Robinson West ALONE!

Really Evergreen Park-Leave Jackie Robinson West ALONE!
I woke up this morning to horrible news about the Jackie Robinson West team’s title being removed as Little League World Series Champions.  Although it was not a total surprise that the investigation was initiated by another local team, it still hurt deeply.  Yes, we are accountable for following the rules and laws of this... Read more »
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10 Reasons Why I Really Dislike My Pre-Double Digit!

I know this is not my typical post, but today I am really mad about this pre-double digit in my home! What is a pre-double digit? It is a child that has not yet hit the pre-teen stage, but has all of the negative attributes associated with a PRE-TEEN! Why is this happening so early?... Read more »