Month: March 2014

The Good

The Good

I have lived in Baltimore my entire life. I love my city but the news media and portrayal of our city in movies like “The Corner” and “The Wire” would make you believe that’s all there is to Baltimore. That is not the case. Of course there are areas that are bad and there are […]


Wednesday Inspiration 3/20/14

  Job 8 5 If you will search eagerly for God, plead with the Almighty. 6 If you are pure and do the right thing, then surely he will become active on your behalf and reward your innocent dwelling. 7 Although your former state was ordinary, your future will be extraordinary.

The Garden

Old Man Winter vs Mother Nature

I can hear Michael Buffer doing his warm up speech. Old Man Winter and Mother Nature are fighting again. The have been at it for the last month or so. Cold. Warm. Cold. Warm The last week alone has the temperatures have ranged from a high of 72 degrees to a low of 17 degrees. I […]

Simple Living

Bed Rest Karaoke

I tweaked my back and have been put on rest for a few days. Its always hard for me when my back is concerned. I had back surgery in January of 2008 after having a ruptured disc and a 4 inch tear in my spinal cord. So when I do tweak something it is always […]


Hope and Healing

I have been thinking about writing this post for almost a month now. One day I would tell myself… “Just write it, you need to get this out so you can heal”, the next day I would tell myself …”You will be ok, time will heal all wounds”. It wasn’t until I read a similar […]


Wednesday Inspiration 3/12/14

1 Peter 3 New International Version (NIV) 3 Wives, in the same way submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, if any of them do not believe the word, they may be won over without words by the behavior of their wives,2 when they see the purity and reverence of your lives. 3 Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, […]

Family Recipes, The Kitchen

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

There is something about chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies that makes me think back to being a little girl, helping my grandmother make cookies for Christmas. I know everyone has memories of making cookies with their grandmother… but my grandmother use to make making cookies the most memorable experience. Think 5 gallon buckets for each type […]

Inspirations, Simple Living

In everything give thanks

I remind myself daily: In everything give thanks.  In the process of being thankful,  even for the things that go wrong, is when God shows you the glory of his work. When I surrender the things I cant control over to him I can take a moment to breathe, enjoy the sunshine on my face […]