God at work

Our Trip Home

This last Friday, my mom and our daughter traveled with me to Northern Minnesota.  Our main purpose was for me to meet my newest Great-Niece, Isla.  She was born in November and this was my first opportunity to get away and see her.  Since we had a long weekend, we took the opportunity to go.…
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Merry Christmas – A Little Monday Inspiration

I was introduced to this poem at the beginning of December and I haven’t been able to get it out of my mind. I don’t know the author of this poem (if you do let me know), but I think it perfectly sums up the meaning of Christmas.  Be sure to keep Christmas in your…
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Memory Verse of the Week

In this season of giving and abundance, please remember those who are less fortunate.  Find a family, an organization, a church, or an angel tree at a business and bless someone.  You could even do some of those wonderful random acts of kindness.  Walk in to a homeless shelter and hand out gifts, pay for…
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Memory Verse for the Week

This weeks memory verse is actually from the last two weeks.  Since we are closing out the month of November and the week of Thanksgiving, it actually worked out to be the perfect verse. Psalm 7:17 NIV I will give thanks to The Lord because of His righteousness; I will sing the praises of the…
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Grateful Hearts

Photo courtesy of CountryLiving.comPrayer from LIFE:Beautiful Magazine Summer 2013 Dear Lord, Bless this food to our bodies and our bodies to Your service. Give us grateful hearts and make us mindful of the needs of others as we share Your Word. Amen.
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Memory Verse for the Week

This week I chose a verse that is one of my favorites and yet one I need to be reminded of on an hourly basis.  I rush through each task without really absorbing what I am doing, what I am reading, what I am saying or hearing and am always thinking about the next thing.…
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Memory Verse of the Week

This week I chose an favorite and one I need to not only reflect on, but do. Psalms 46:10 NIV Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.  Life is busy and quiet time for yourself and with God seem to…
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Memory Verse of the Week

This weeks memory verse for the week is one I have needed to hear.  The daily reminders have been such a blessing to me.  To see my verse and post from last week, click HERE. Psalm 103:8 NIV The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love. He is compassionate and gracious…
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My Memory Verse for the Week

Based on the book WOMEN LIVING WELL by Courtney Joseph I’ve started a new habit.  This is a habit I hope that I can keep for a very long time.  I reviewed WOMEN LIVING WELL earlier this week, (see review HERE) and I decided to incorporate Courtney’s idea of memorizing a new verse each week.…
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A Bible with A Jump

This weekend we had to travel about an hour and a half each way for Patrick’s cross country meet.  He did awesome by the way….. A very hilly course, a longer race than some of the other meets (1.8 miles) and against some tough schools and he placed 8th for middle school boys and was…
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Stacie's bookshelf: read-in-2023

The Lazy Genius Kitchen: Have What You Need, Use What You Have, and Enjoy It Like Never Before
Your Table Is Ready: Tales of a New York City Maître D'
The Royal Governess: A Novel of Queen Elizabeth II's Childhood
Food Fight
This Time Tomorrow
To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings
Kiss Me in the Coral Lounge: Intimate Confessions from a Happy Marriage
Save What's Left
Remarkably Bright Creatures
The Galveston Diet: The Doctor-Developed, Patient-Proven Plan to Burn Fat and Tame Your Hormonal Symptoms
Golden Hills
The Girl with the Louding Voice
The Favor
Small Things Like These
This Is How I Lied
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Audrey L and Audrey W: Best Friends-ish: Book 1
Audrey L and Audrey W: True Creative Talents: Book 2
Chasing Giants: In Search of the World's Largest Freshwater Fish
The Puzzler: One Man's Quest to Solve the Most Baffling Puzzles Ever, from Crosswords to Jigsaws to the Meaning of Life
In Conclusion, Don't Worry About It
It Is Well With My Soul: My Story
Have I Told You This Already?: Stories I Don’t Want to Forget to Remember
Book Lovers
A Girl Called Samson
Finn and the Feline Frenemy
The Levee
The Golden Spoon
Only the Beautiful
Live Wire: Long-Winded Short Stories
The Sisters Sweet
Fish in a Tree
This Tender Land
Intermittent Fasting Transformation: The 45-Day Program for Women to Lose Stubborn Weight, Improve Hormonal Health, and Slow Aging
The Mostly True Story of Tanner and Louise
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice from Dear Sugar
Ben Y and the Ghost in the Machine
The Great Gilly Hopkins
BenBee and the Teacher Griefer
We Should Not Be Friends: The Story of a Friendship
Blue Highways: A Journey into America
Beyond the Point
The Family
The Bookstore Sisters
And Finally: Matters of Life and Death
The Cactus
Black Cake
Ban This Book
I'm Glad My Mom Died
These Precious Days: Essays
Evidence of the Affair
The Night Travelers
Out of the Corner
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
One Day in December