Archive for July, 2012

[Forgive me for no posts for a week. I had a busy week with laughing children, “summer school” with a friend and volunteering.]

Have you ever gotten in the habit of praying? I haven’t; especially this last week. I’ll do it later. I’ll do it before bed. Recently, thought, I’ve been reading about prayer.

So many have said praying more has brought them closer to God. It helps them get through the craziness as well as calm moments where you need to give Him thanks.

Problem: As a high school girl, my life is crazy. (more…)


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A blog post I read that cuts straight to the point of the Chick-Fil-A current event. As for my view? www.ISupportChickFilA.com

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Five Minute FridayEnough:

There was a beautiful sunrise Monday; Magical. Awe brushed me. (more…)

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What is Exotic?

A poem finished. Hope you all are having fun summers. 😉

[Back story: Before the beginning of one school year,  my  teacher had us do a fun question sheet. One question asked, ‘Whats the most exotic place you’ve been?’ My answer: ” Uh… Branson Missouri.” Really, I don’t get around much. Here’s the poem inspired by that.]

What is Exotic?

Grandpa’s farm is Exotic to me (more…)

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The feeling didn’t start till 8th grade; The feeling that I could be doing more. I had stopped doing ballet the year before and suddenly a light bulb of realization turned on.

First I looked back and saw all the days of practicing since kindergarten hadn’t been filled with as much purpose as I thought. Oh yes, I loved ballet, (still do) but it didn’t seem to fulfill the inner goal in my heart. It was sort of like a long passage of description at the beginning of a book. Sure it may be interesting enough , but it does nothing to move the story along. (more…)

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Five Minute Friday

I’m learning to love Fridays. Today’s word (funny, I was thinking about this) Story.


When I look back on my life story, I sometimes see a bore. (more…)

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Happy Fourth of July Everyone! Hope your BQ or whatever traditions you have work out nicely. 😉

Today, movie conversations:

[A mother/daughter movie: Merida and her mother, Queen Elinor, clash in Brave. ©2012 Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved.]

I saw Brave a little while ago. I liked it. Before I saw it I was scared it would be one of those ‘Girl are awesome so we should act like men’ sort of movie. Okay, I learned my lesson. Never judge a movie by its preview.

So, what conversations can be started by this movie? (more…)

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