Category: Heart-Thoughts

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Writing the Next Right Thing

{Header image by Patrick Fore on Unsplash} Last week was basically 2020 wrapped up in seven days. Between our fridge giving up the ghost (which necessitated a late-night transfer of all its contents into an already-full Fridge #2), saying goodbye to one of our dogs, dealing with an ongoing, long-term family crisis, AND receiving some sad news on Friday, it was what we would call … Read More Writing the Next Right Thing

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6 Ways I’m Keeping My Head Screwed On in August

Happy First Monday of August, friends! When I settled in my writing nook to compose this post, I had Anne Shirley’s quote, “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers” running through my head…except I mentally replaced “Octobers” with “Augusts.” Not that August is my favorite month. It’s actually my least favorite, haha. But I’m trying–I’m really trying, y’all–to keep my upper … Read More 6 Ways I’m Keeping My Head Screwed On in August

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Hiatus Announcement! (And also a tag)

Hey there, peeps! Hope things are all well and good on your side of the Internet, and that you’re having a lovely Memorial Day! As you can see from this post’s title, I’ve got an unusual announcement to make: I’ve decided to take a month’s hiatus from blogging. I still plan on sending out my monthly newsletter on June 3, and I’ll be reposting … Read More Hiatus Announcement! (And also a tag)

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So This Wasn’t What I’d Planned On Writing…

…But once again, other pleasant priorities took precedence over my blogging time this weekend: first a birthday outing with my parents and two of my sisters, then visits from my married siblings (and baby niece)! I have no complaints–both days were wonderful–but my review of Midway will have to wait one more week (hopefully). Besides, it seems appropriate to instead address the big elephant in the … Read More So This Wasn’t What I’d Planned On Writing…

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4 Special Encouragements for Saint Valentine’s Day!

Much of this post was originally published in 2017, but I’ve altered and added to it to reflect my current convictions on the purpose-filled, Christ-centered life. I hope it blesses all my readers, no matter who or where you are!  Happy Saint Scholastica Day! This is the feast day of one of my favorite Christian heroines, the strong-willed, learned twin sister of Saint Benedict … Read More 4 Special Encouragements for Saint Valentine’s Day!