Archive for the ‘Faith’ Category

Goodbye 2017 – Reflections on the Year

Goodbye 2017 and Hello 2018 The end of the year is always a good time for reflection. What did I get right? What could I have done a better job of? How [...]

6 Things I Would Change About Christmas (If I could)

There are several things I would change about Christmas. Not Christmas now, but in the past when my children were young. I hope by sharing this that young parents will learn from [...]

Improving Relationships With Adult Children

Improving Relationships With Adult Children Life is complicated. You knew that, right. Today I went into a store to pay a bill and for some reason the lady started telling me about [...]

Kindness and Being the Good in Someone’s Day

This is a sponsored post. I was given a free sample but all thoughts and comments are my own. I bet you didn’t know that there is a Christmas tree ornament that [...]

Grandchildren and The Road Less Traveled

A grandfather talks about his grandchildren and the road less traveled. This is a guest post by Craig Waddell. He blogs at One of the great blessings of being a parent [...]

Team Players – VBS

Team Players Saturday was VBS at our church and it was so much fun. This year the theme was God’s Team and we talked a lot about teamwork and whose team (God) [...]

Simple Life or Simply My Life

Simple Life or Simply My Life I am no authority when it comes to living a simple life. In fact, there are many days when I ask myself how in the world [...]

Kentucky Sunsets – A Feast For The Eyes

Kentucky Sunsets I don’t know where you live but I hope you appreciate each and every sunset you are blessed to see. They are so beautiful. Every night I look out my [...]

Mother’s Day Craft for Kids at Church

Mother’s Day Craft for Kids at Church Yesterday was Mother’s Day and the kids at church made a very special gift for their moms. They love projects and making something, so craft [...]

Mother Teresa Quotes

This is a previously published on NanaHood but it seemed like a good time to share it again. The visual images of children in Syria suffering from chemical weapons has stuck in [...]

Be The Good

Be The Good Yesterday I was in a parking lot of a big discount department store and I was looking for a parking space. I’m one of those people who love to [...]

Friendships and Blessings

My friend Peggy is a great friend and a blessing to our family.. For a long time she lived out in Arizona but she moved back and we are so happy she [...]

Unusual Kentucky Sky

We had a thunderstorm the other night and after the storm the sky was the most unusual Kentucky sky  I think I have ever seen! This was taken off my back porch [...]

Praying for Paris

I had intended to write a post about something else today, but it can wait. I can’t stop thinking about the attacks in Paris and wishing there was something I could do. [...]

When Saying “Goodbye” Breaks Your Heart

I have always loved the ocean and every time I visited the beach, if it was possible. My cousin, Martha, came and stayed with us. We walked for miles along the shore [...]

Sisters of the Heart


Thanksgiving In The Corner

I love Thanksgiving and after I got old enough and wise enough to understand exactly why we celebrate certain things, I started to feel sorry for Thanksgiving. It didn’t take a genius [...]

What You Might Not Know About Breast Cancer

I read a great article this morning that listed some things you might not know about breast cancer.   After I read it I decided to make up my own list to share [...]

Listening to the Rain

We have a screened in sun porch where I love to sit, especially when it’s raining. There’s just something about the sound and smell of rain that is soothing, even refreshing. I [...]

Mother’s Day Poem for a Mom in Heaven

This is a Mother’s Day Poem written for my mom, Shirley Layne DeMumbrum Bell. For those of you who have lost your mothers you know that Mother’s Day is hard. If you [...]