I have the “Bible app” (or YouVersion) and today’s verse of the day brought back some young memories. 2 Corinthians 3:17 | YouVersion Back in my teen years, I was pretty uncontrolled. I struggled with severe anxiety and depression so I quit school. It was much easier to not go to school than to deal… Continue reading Spiritual Freedom
If You Want Me To
Being a musician, I relate a lot of life to songs.￼ When I’m going through hard times or when I’m going through great times, there always seems to be a song that comes to mind. ￼ When my G.I. system started failing me - specifically my colon - and the sickness spread throughout my body… Continue reading If You Want Me To
Talking ‘Bout My Girl 🐾
I am a proud doggie momma and I don’t care who knows it! Actually, I do care, because I’m sharing our experiences in hopes others will find hope and encouragement from our journey 🙂. That line just sounded like it belonged but I digress… MY GIRL LIBBY!! She is doing SO well in her therapies!… Continue reading Talking ‘Bout My Girl 🐾
World Ostomy Day 2021
Pre-op (2017) // post-op (2020). A total colectomy by two incredible surgeons and the grace of God saved my life. Updated “Ripley’s Day” blog post Today, the UOAA, United Ostomy Association of America, and anyone who can identify, celebrates the miracle that an incredible amount of us live with, called “ostomy”. Many ostomates and advocates… Continue reading World Ostomy Day 2021
Ditches to Platforms
Have you ever fallen in a ditch? I mean, for real. Maybe you weren’t paying attention (phone or no phone involved) and whoops! Down you go. Who put that there!?!? Or maybe it’s just a little trip and a strained ankle - or a skinned knee if it’s a little more aggressive stumble with some… Continue reading Ditches to Platforms
National Recovery Month
On the (Autumn) road to recovery. September has less than a week left but I can’t let it go by without sharing something recovery related because after all, September is National Recovery Month in the U.S. For this year’s recognition, I thought I’d share one of my favorite, “git right down to the nuts &… Continue reading National Recovery Month
I do miss the great outdoors and camping in the elements but this weekend, its all about camping at home.
Where is Your Treasure?
My husband and I have had this conversation often, where he says he used to have a t-shirt that said “He who does with the most toys wins” - and how “80’s” that was; how erroneous it was. I have since added to our discussion and revised that quote; “He who dies with the most… Continue reading Where is Your Treasure?
National Dog Day 2021
Seizing the moments with our furry-girl, Libby 🐾💜 Our old dog takes a walk on National Dog Day 2021
Marking a Milestone
"My hope is built on nothing less, than Jesus' blood and righteousness..." (Solid Rock, Edward Mote, 1834). Now, I know that not everyone reading this feels the same, and I’m only sharing where I’m at, but whether or not you can relate to my faith walk, I’m thinking if you've spent some time on the… Continue reading Marking a Milestone