A Favorite Things Party: A gathering of friends who all bring a set number of their favorite things that cost a set price. Said friends enjoy food and fellowship and then swap their goodies. Everyone goes home with new items. I had pinned this idea on Pinterest many moons ago. It was one of
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I L.O.V.E. learning and growing for all sorts of different reasons. If you need a reason to keep things fresh in your life, here you go…. I have heard it said that the reason it feels like life is going faster and faster is that there are no longer new experiences to create new feelings
I would think that we could all agree that this is challenging. We understand the importance of friends in our lives and we love to spend time together. The whole concept looks great on paper but it’s a whole different thing in practice. So today, dear friend, I’m going to help you figure this out.
All of this talk about friendships and relationships has got me thinking. And then THIS BLOG POST showed up in my inbox talking about rejection. Relationships can be an incredible source of joy in our lives but they can also be a deep source of pain. What are we to do when we feel rejected?
Some things just take time. We are all on a journey; learning as we go. I hope by now you’ve learned a few things about relationships, people and hearts. I know I have. Those lessons should influence how we interact with others from friendships all the way to our marriages. A little over a year
I’ve heard it said and read it HERE that sometimes you need to go find some friends. We understand the concept of looking for many of the other important parts and people of life but when it comes to friends we often just sit and wait for the right gals to show up. Why do
I met her while watching my daughter play travel basketball. I’m not sure how the conversation started but how could it not when you are sitting on bleachers or the floor in hallways next to each other all weekend? I recall her being smartly dressed and you know that I love fashion. Additionally, I knew
There’s something you like about her; you know it the moment you start talking. It’s a connectedness of sorts that grabs you and pulls you in. It’s not because you share a common experience although that’s a possibility. The pull isn’t from a shared history or years of life walked together. Most likely what you
There is something really special about those friends that you’ve known your whole life. When I went away for the weekend with that group of friends this summer I tried to explain this to my husband. I don’t know that words do it justice. Most of us have many different types of friends in our
In some ways, relationships seemed easier back then. I don’t know if they were for sure but my memory of things has a fuzzy haze to it and I don’t remember having issues like the ones we have now. There wasn’t cyber anything…no way for someone to splash their dirty laundry or yours publicly for