• Hopeservations


    “I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need. I can do all things through him who strengthens me.” – PHILIPPIANS 4:12–13 Both days this weekend, I dragged myself out of bed at 5:30AM with a nasty head cold & cough, surveyed the piles of laundry and housework that was going to have to be ignored another day as I packed the necessary items to be at a weekend long volleyball tournament. Yet, rather then getting annoyed or letting all this get to me, as usual I put it…

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    Good Things 101

    I have always worked very hard to never pass up the small moments in life or forget to appreciate how beautiful they are. It has been vastly important to always pay attention to these little things, not only for my own sanity but so my children might learn to find joy in the small delights as well. As parents, I do believe this to be one of our greatest teachings to our beloved offspring. The ability to set aside the stress and busyness of life, long enough to dwell in the moment, create balance and find joy in those good things. So, in the spirit of this, I have compiled…

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    Now I Blog Too!

    Slowly I have waded far deeper into the social MEDIA waters then I ever anticipated and I better swim fast! First Facebook. What can I say, this is still a favorite. Supposedly it is passe’ but I don’t care…and so what if I did just branch out to a new page titled Hopeservations so that it could link to my Blog and now I feel like a baby learning to walk again? I am going to fall…but I still love it. Then Pinterest was the rage, I shunned it. Guess what? Now I have Pinterest. Thanks to Sadie and my mother’s continual insistence. So okay – I must admit…secretly, I…