The Golden Lining

About 3 weeks ago I decided that I needed to take a week long break from blogging. We were about to host my sister and her 2 sons for a week. With our recent move the house was nowhere near ready. Of course life took over and that one week turned into three more.

This was terribly frustrating but now I can say I’m grateful for those lessons learned. I want to share some of that journey with you, but be warned this is going to be a long post in order to do so.


Never Let A Challenge Go By

A little over a decade ago I was in high school on the varsity gymnastics team. On this particular day (more…)

Little Wonders

One of the best ways to live a full life is to be thankful for what you have.  So Thursdays are my ‘Thrive days’. Partially because I want to help others feel better, but mostly because I need to have a scheduled time for me to slow down and reflect. I tend to get caught up in perfectionism and start to criticize (not just myself) which brings me down. This is my way to curtail it. 🙂

I’ve been dwelling all morning on what I want to write. With this being my first ‘Thrive post’ it was difficult to widdle my list of blessings down to a manageable size.  I found myself humming little wonders, which then of course got stuck in my head (more…)