*******Today I am thankful for our very warm little home on wheels. It is cold here in Florida this weekend and I am thankful we have a warm place to hangout and be safe. Thankful for propane to keep the furnace burning! ******* Yesterday and today I have been focusing on looking at balance. Balance… Continue reading Balance & Being Thankful ~ Day 4
I woke up just after 7 this morning and tried to go back to sleep but no such luck so I started my morning routine…weighed…UGH…the scale is going in the wrong direction…but maybe that was my wake up call for today….I really need to get back to walking every day…how hard is it to get… Continue reading Faith & Being Thankful ~ Day 3
Reflecting back on my reading from a couple of days ago…Proverbs 25 ….I read….speak wisely in words and timing. Just because I have a thought doesn’t mean I need to speak it outloud!!!! The old saying: think before you speak…very wise words that I need to heed!!! vs 16 God provides for me…he gives me… Continue reading Ali’s Lenten Season ~ Day 2
I will begin with how I’m feeling…. Another rough night…woke up at 4a sweating like a dog…I know, dog’s don’t sweat…but boy was I hot and sweaty. Made my way to the living room and checked my blood sugar…63! Drank a pineapple juice and ate a couple of Reese’s miniature peanut butter cups along with… Continue reading Attitude!!!
As I thought about writing this blog post from a feeling of starting over again…two things went through my mind…first was this verse from Lamentations: which is something I (we, Ron and I) have said many times in many different situations and if God tells me His mercies are new every morning why am I… Continue reading Starting Over Again, Again and Again
Someone, after reading my blog from yesterday, asked me why I am so open about my life…a few of the reasons are: being true and authentic is important to me writing helps me to think and process things as I told a friend many years ago “I am my own worst enemy” why? because I… Continue reading Being Open to Criticism aka Advice
Can’t believe it has been a week since I last took time to write….I’m trying to extend GRACE to myself for not doing EVERYTHING that I think I need to be doing to be living the perfect life. OH WAIT ~ there is no perfect life. So I will take today as the gift it… Continue reading Trying, Trying & Doing a Little Bit
My scripture reading this morning comes from Proverbs 8 and is so appropriate as I think about two special friends who share birthdays today…Lynda & Kathy…two wise women I have known for over 30 years!!! So first off Proverbs 8:5 reminds me of so much…to listen, to understand, don’t speak in haste (like a fool).… Continue reading January 8, 2022 ~ Wisdom
I hate bugs! Especially fast and creepy crawly ones!. Same bug, just a close up picture of it. I found out it is a type of roache/silverfish and I know God made all the creatures but these, these have got to go!!! A friend of mine who has lived just about 20 miles from us… Continue reading January 7, 2022 ~ Bugs & More!
Good morning on this overcast and grey cloudy day here in Wesley Chapel, Florida. I slept really well last night and after eating my gingerbread cookie for dessert last night I didn’t snack while watching TV…a big step for me. I kept taking sips of my water each time I had the thought “I want… Continue reading January 5, 2022 ~ Feeling Encouraged