One of my favorite pastimes is gardening- both indoor and outdoor. It is so peaceful and relaxing. I enjoy having live plants around me, especially foliage. Plants have been around me my whole life, but it became personal about 5 or 6 years ago. My son and I were living in our first apartment, and … Continue reading In the Garden
Not so many years ago, maybe 5, times had gotten really tough. My car had broken down the year before, and the car that used to be my great-grandmother's finally left me on the side of the road. Resilience and determination are my strengths. Taking all of the cash I had that week which was … Continue reading Shelter from the Rain
Years ago, I was struggling in my finances, struggling to stay in college, and looking for ways to earn money, you know, a side hustle. Being between jobs and being responsible for another life had its challenges. It was October 2009, and I'd remembered a pastor reminding me that my gifts would make room for … Continue reading Brocade
Oh, how I enjoy sitting by the river watching the currents. It is so peaceful and calming. I remember my favorite spot by a particular river. One night years ago when I was feeling lost, alone, sad and looking for any sign of what my purpose is, I went to meet God at the river … Continue reading Rivers and Starlight
Jigsaw puzzles... they didn't always used to be my favorite. They started off as a way to keep me busy and quiet while my mother cleaned our home. At first, all of those little pieces seemed overwhelming like they had placed a special demand on me to put them together and with accuracy! Asking my … Continue reading Jigsaw Puzzle
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton My brand and blogs are all about where God can be found if we just look.