"The truth is if what we choose to do with our lives won't make a story meaningful, it won't make a life meaningful either. ~ Donald Miller I did not find this well over 5-star book browsing through a book store. I watched Donald Miller speak at a Zoom conference and I knew I was … Continue reading A Million Miles in a Thousand Years. How I learned to live a better story.
I just finished another great book and I realized as I was reading the acknowledgments, THAT is what I can not wait to do!!! I can not wait until I get to thank all the people that I need to thank. Won't that be the most fun? Getting to the end of my book and … Continue reading Thanking, my favorite part!!!
Sometimes Love asks you to change. Life is full of opportunities to love someone well by loving their thing, not just your thing, by stretching across your preferences and opinions and comforts. ~ Shauna Neiquest If you know me and I think if you are one of my sweet happy assers you know how crazy … Continue reading Savor, quite a devotion to fill your soul
Ove had, as usual, gotten up ten minutes earlier. He could not make head nor tail of people who overslept and blamed it on "the alarm clock not ringing." One had never owned an alarm clock in his entire life. He woke up at quarter to six and that was when he got up. Every morning for the almost … Continue reading A Man Called Ove…Adult version of UP
"Many masters have told us that the most important decision we will ever make is whether or not we choose to see the Universe as benevolent. That decision will shape our lives, as will many others." ~ Sheri Salata My precious friend Angie, bought me this book. I love it when. friends knows the deepest part … Continue reading The Beautiful No
" A man flying in the air in a car with wings.... are you sure? I think there's some serious leg pulling going on here. Are you making it up? How does the moon rise every night? I don't know, but it does. ~ part of a conversation amongst the town Fannie Flagg has long been one of my favorite … Continue reading The Whole Towns Talking
"One can no more approach people without love than one can approach bees without care." Tolstoy. Wouldn't the world be a better place if we took that tiny bit of advice? The hive has many lessons to teach us. This was only one of them. ~ Holly from Queen Bee I love fiction books, but I … Continue reading Queen Bee…. A queen among amazing books!!!! Fiction but some Non-fiction lessons!!!
Erica and I met this adorable and most preciously sweet and friendly author unexpectedly in a darling bookstore in Houston. Hey was that enough happy adjectives to describe her? So first of all I am way behind in my book reviews because I have been busy reading, but I must stop and tell you how … Continue reading Slightly South of Simple… A Peachtree Bluff Novel, Book 1
"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
“Folks who thrive in God’s grace give grace easily, but the self-critical person becomes others-critical. We “love” people the way we “love” ourselves, and if we are not good enough, then no one is. We keep ourselves brutally on the hook, plus our husbands, our kids, our friends, our churches, our leaders, anyone “other.” When … Continue reading For The Love!!!!!