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My Words for the New Year

I am a goal setter.  A list maker.  A to-do list crosser offer. Do I finish everything on my list or do I achieve all of my goals? Not really. But for some reason, a list of goals and things to strive for give me focus.  I’m…

Our Colorado Story {part 7} house remodeling, house hunting, and God’s perfect timing

The end of August marked the one year anniversary of our move to Colorado.  I’d love to say that this past year has been great and we all feel at home in our new home state, but I honestly can’t say that yet.  Actually, it&#8217…

Our Colorado Story {part 6}: Colorado bound!

To read Our Colorado Story from the beginning or to read the previous part of the story, visit these links:  part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5… And now for part 6! Late into the night after the children were asleep, David and I continued to…

Sunday scripture {free printable}

This week I shared how I’m preparing my heart for Christmas.  This week’s verse was in the advent readings and comes from Isaiah 7:14. Immanuel.  God with Us. He is here.  And He is coming again. Here’s a free printable for you.  Just…

Our Colorado Story {the complete chronicles}

God surprised us this past summer.  When we thought that we would be making a move closer to our Louisiana childhood homes, God showed us His plans.  His plans included a move to the Denver metro area of Colorado!  There’s no doubt in our minds that God orchestrated…

Keeping {Christ} the focus of Christmas

Our family loves Christmas.  We have many traditions that we have established over the years, and there is something so special about celebrating with passed down traditions, as well as establishing new ones.  Some of our favorite traditions are gingerbread houses, tree trimming,  and The Polar Express. But what is…

Christmas is coming {preparing our homes and hearts}

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  We spent the entire day with family and enjoyed quite a feast.  It was a great day!  We have so many blessings to be thankful for! Now that Thanksgiving is over, our thoughts turn to Christmas.  Every year, I begin thinking on…

Give thanks

Good morning, y’all!  If you’ve visited the blog, you may notice that it looks a bit different around here.  There are still many things left to be done, but I’m having to figure out how to make changes to code when I want to…

Our Colorado story {part 4}: When God points us towards Denver

  This is {part 4} of our Colorado story.  To read past posts, you can click these links {part 1}, {part 2}, {part 3} As David and I were waiting to see where we would be going and what we would be doing, we began to hear of a family moving…

Our Colorado story {part 3}: Where we find out what our change is {not} going to be

  This is {part 3} of how we life-long Louisianians found ourselves in Colorado.  If you haven’t read the first two parts of our story, you can find {part 1} and {part 2} at these links.  It was over a year before we truly knew what this…