People Are Watching

People Are Watching

Do you ever get the feeling you’re being watched? Brad and I love to “people watch”. Downtown is a great for this place because there’s always something going on and plenty of people. This weekend we went to Acacia Park downtown....
Cake in Heaven?

Cake in Heaven?

For as much time as we have on earth in comparison to the time we will have in Heaven, isn’t it curious how little time we spend considering Heaven this side of eternity? I thought about Heaven today at lunch with friends. Elizabeth passed her phone around showing...
Unusual Encounter

Unusual Encounter

This post is in response to a post I read this morning from Joel, a blogger I recently started following. Joel’s post was about an exceptional encounter he had. He referenced Hebrews 13:2 Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by this some have...
How Do You ‘Get a Grip’ in the Face of Tragedy?

How Do You ‘Get a Grip’ in the Face of Tragedy?

How Do You ‘Get a Grip’ in the Face of Tragedy? You know the term and may have even used it. Maybe you were about to throw in the towel on a dream and a friend challenged you, “Really Shelly? -Get a grip- Where’s your faith?”  Sometimes all we need is to just take a...
Climb On and Finish Strong

Climb On and Finish Strong

Recently, I listened to Michael Hyatt’s webinar, “The Busy Person’s Guide to Writing a Book” (highly informative, and rich with practical tips, and encouragement). His final point encouraged listeners to, “Recognize that fear, uncertainty, and doubt are just part of...