Faith, Hiking with Holly, Marriage, Off Trail Musings

When Your Home Starts Becoming Just a House

It’s the memories that matter. Not the stuff. Painting over the growth chart on the wall was a huge step for me, and I did that myself as a way to help let go of this current season of life. My home is becoming just a house.

Faith, Marriage, Off Trail Musings

I Lost My Voice

You see…I lost my voice. And I didn’t just lose my voice, but most importantly, I lost myself too. It happened so gradually and covertly that I didn’t even really notice. And when I finally did notice, I was surprised! God and my family were not.

Faith, Off Trail Musings

The Gardener

I miss gardening.  I used to do it all the time when the boys were little.  I even had a vegetable garden each summer where I grew corn, green beans, zucchini, and a variety of other things that I felt like experimenting with that year.   I like being outside and getting my hands dirty.  I… Continue reading The Gardener

Hiking with Holly, Off Trail Musings

Waiting…

I was talking with a friend recently about my current situation and she was curious why I’m not writing about it. Hhmm….I guess I thought no one would be very interested in a hiking blog where I am not writing about hiking. She encouraged me to share what my summer has been like. That conversation was a while ago and I am just now feeling the draw to type out what has been on my heart and mind over these last few months.

Off Trail Musings

Disclaimer Notice

Confession…..I am a perfectionist.  Surprise, surprise!  About 95% of you are nodding your heads in agreement right now and having a nice chuckle to yourself.  I know… it’s really not earth shattering news to you.  But...I have recently had a breakthrough. Have you noticed that I have not been writing much lately?  I have not… Continue reading Disclaimer Notice