"I wish I could tell you that every part of my life is a long list of not giving a tinker's damn what anyone else thinks, but that wouldn't be truthful no matter how much I want to set an example for you now." ~ Rachel Hollis For some odd reason that above statement made … Continue reading Girl, Stop Apologizing
'The horror of that moment," the king went on, "I shall Never forget." "You will though," the Queen said, "If you don't make a memorandum of it." ~Lewis Carroll First of all let me get this out of the way: I love reading Rachel Hollis books and love her blogs, post and pod cast but we … Continue reading Walking through till you find your joy!!!
Dear Hugh, I have really felt like I am scoring high marks on this grief journey as if there is such a scoring system. Turns out that is not the case. Tonight as the full moon peeked over the trees, the majesty and the enormity and the heaviness...... the heavy weight of your absence hit … Continue reading As the Moon rises!!! My heart falls.
Dear Hugh, One of my sweet friends who owns a magazine came to see me today and talked to me about writing an article on grief. You remember that magazine that wrote the sweet article about you and I raising our sweet babies? As we were speaking I could see that she knew of grief … Continue reading Dear Hugh… You get a front row seat!!
"I love messages that step on my toes and take me straight to Jesus" ~ Lysa Terkeurst Dear sweet precious loving Beachy Beachers!!!! I finally did it!!! I finally took my first action step to write my book. I gathered at my table with a team of women who believe in me more than I believe … Continue reading A Dose of my own medicine… Belief… Beachy love note April 2019
Accentuate the positive... eliminate the negative.... I think I remember this phrase from a children's book Maybe the Jungle book, but I digress. I have found that in life and in social media I speak more about myself when I criticize, rather than bring attention to the object of my criticism. When I am tempted … Continue reading Accentuate the Positive
"We rise by lifting others." ~Robert Ingersoll As I grow as a broker, leader and a business owner I have to know and believe that people will come and go. I believe that my job is to bless them as they come and bless them as they go. It is my job to love them … Continue reading Lift us Up where we Belong!!!
I really, really loved Nancy Drew as a child and read every one of her books at least once and was proud of my collection. So solving mysteries has always been something that wows me and makes me feel like I am once again with Nancy and her friends on the cape trying to solve … Continue reading The Beach Bag Caper!!!! (or mystery of the kindnappers)
"The experience of loss does not have to leave us with the memory of a painful event that stands alone, like a towering monument that dominates the landscape of our lives. Loss can also leave us with the memory of a wonderful story. It can function as a catalyst that pushes us in a new direction, like a … Continue reading Dear Hugh…. still the messiest cook EVER!!!!!!!!!!
I sure wish Hugh was here right now. I have had to make some tough, not so comfortable decisions as of late. They are decisions that I would rather have pushed aside till another day but I had been pushing those same things around for years. Carrying them with me, jumping over them, going around … Continue reading Trust And Obey…. for there’s no other way….