the face of unconditional LOVE (see it for yourself)

the face of unconditional love (come meet Him right now) When life’s storms are serving torrents and the raging seas are at war, I grasp for a massive strength outside myself to graciously and tenderly hold me above water and carry me to shore. Don’t you just want to rest sometimes and push PAUSE on this life so you can breathe…

the first gift to give your children (a letter to guide you)

As we enter the season of giving, let’s give your children and any children we encounter a priceless gift. The gift of honoring childhood–honoring the beauty, innocence, and molding of our children and the world’s children as they grow up. I wrote this letter (pictured) when my first daughter was two years old and have the original hanging in my closet as…

need more love in us, so our children can see (a song + FREE love cards printable)

Earlier last week, I had a hard time relaxing enough to sleep. Restless. Mind searching and scanning all the info absorbed about the recent events in Dallas… you know.  I needed to paint and sing a little and this old song came to mind: “Just look out around us People fightin their wars They think they’ll be happy  When they’ve settled their scores Let’s…

it IS the greatest (Love – Day 7 – Wardrobe of Virtues)

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. – Lao Tzu – Pulling everything together and completing the look, this IS the greatest. This fine scarf of LOVE always enhances and illuminates your wardrobe. Without this final piece, everything else appears separate, almost lonely. But when you put this on,…

save a thousand regrets (Patience – Day 5 – Wardrobe of Virtues)

Be patient in trouble, and keep on praying. – Romans 12:12 – Smooth like still water, yet easily wrinkled is the pure, vulnerable fabric of today’s clothing. It swiftly slips off the hanger and is hard to keep smooth and in line. Slowly and carefully take out the hanger with PATIENCE, the fifth of seven new outfits for…

tender and mighty (Gentleness – Day 4 – Wardrobe of Virtues)

Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion. – Mohandas Gandhi – Incomparably comfortable like a worn blanket, the virtue of our fourth day is made of a durable, quality fabric to have impact, but owns the softest touch you’ve ever felt. Lift out GENTLENESS, the fourth of seven new outfits for your wardrobe….

back down to earth (Humility – Day 3 – Wardrobe of Virtues)

Why do people so mix up the meaning of humility? Humility isn’t at all about denying one’s abilities and accomplishments. Humility is simply knowing the truth about yourself, and about where you come from, and about Who gets the ultimate credit. –  St. Therese of Lisieux – Within this 3rd day of trying on new clothes,…