Month: August 2012

Stretch n’ Grow

Stretch n’ Grow

There’s a tag line that I use often on my blog posts, stretch and grow it says. It’s been a tag line in my life since high school. You see, I’m a girl who doesn’t like change. It’s not a hatred type feeling towards it, […]

Echoing Words

Echoing Words

“Ok”, she said looking very serious. And with one sly smile she takes my thumb in her hand and she says, “Mom, you can look at your thumbs when you miss me tomorrow too.” We had a deal. I had given her a manicure and […]

Dear Me,

Dear Me,

Dear Deirdre, It’s me, your favorite person here, writing to let you know that it’s ok to love your body. There will be comments, a whole slew of comments from others about it, but just take my advice- ignore them. Some will whisper the words […]

Almost Amish [Book In Review]

Almost Amish [Book In Review]

With multiple story lines happening within this book, one would think that it would have contained my interest a little bit more, but it wasn’t until chapter 30 that I decided I needed to read it in it’s entirety. The Amish lifestyle has become popular […]

Do you Want to Make God Laugh?

Do you Want to Make God Laugh?

“Do you want to know how to make God laugh?” I hear the preacher say.                      “Tell Him your plans for your life.” And while we are on the subject of telling God our plans for our lives, he says, “God doesn’t have to let you […]

Serpent of Moses [Book In Review]

Serpent of Moses [Book In Review]

Truly a page turner and fiction thriller. Don Hoesel returns the main character, Jack Hawthorne, to his action adventures as an archeologist, but this time Jack’s searching for Moses’ staff. As referenced in Hezekiah, the staff has been destroyed, but Jack pushes through his doubt […]

On The Reconcilliation of Stuff (Back to School Edition)

On The Reconcilliation of Stuff (Back to School Edition)

August is the back to school month of frenzy shopping. From hair cuts to school supplies, lunch totes, backpacks, shoes, fall and winter clothes; you name it and we are buying it. Don’t get me wrong, the buzz of sharpening pencils can quicken my pulse […]