Sometimes thinking about the past weekend really helps me get through Mondays. This past weekend was a great one. I was able to enjoy watching my sons participate in a swim meet on Saturday. They are really good swimmers and continue to amaze me. My children are truly blessings to me. Motherhood is the hardest, most fulfilling, and best job that I will ever … Read More The BombMom.com
Category: Marvalous Spirit
As we approach Valentines Day on tomorrow, I wanted to share some simple wisdom about love. There are businesses, books, movies, and careers based on helping others find love, share love, and understand how to demonstrate love others. The one best description, I have ever read on love is as follows: 4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, … Read More Happy Valentines Day!
I mentioned in a previous post that I am getting serious about my running in 2016. To achieve this goal, I joined a running training program. I can visualize my goal and how great it will feel to run a 5K in March. I even look forward to joining my sisters in a race. However, the path to get there, although a straight one, will … Read More Running the Race
I cannot believe that today the Everyday Marvalous blog is 1 year old! It has been an amazing year! My first post, “The Gift” on December 31, 2014, I used to introduce myself to you through a fictional story regarding how I see myself with the Lord. I have truly enjoyed the opportunity to share my thoughts on how to bring beauty and joy to … Read More Happy Anniversary Everyday Marvalous!
I have picked up a new hobby, mowing the lawn. It may seem odd. However, I find it quite enjoyable. I have a modest sized back yard that I maintain. I get up early on Saturday morning and get to work in my back yard. My husband takes care of the rest of the lawn. Thank you, Ted! I must admit that I am cultivating … Read More Marvalous Landscaping
A perfect Saturday morning starts with the day light gracefully flowing into my bedroom while the robins and sparrows serenade me to wakefulness… Okay, my morning did not quite start like that. Actually, I woke before the sunrise to bring my mother to the airport for her vacation in New Orleans. (Lucky, Mom!) I made it back home around 8:00am and decided to go for … Read More A Perfect Saturday Morning
Today, my husband, Ted, and I are celebrating 18 years of marriage. Eighteen years is quite an accomplishment, considering that up to 50% of marriages end in divorce. Reaching this point has been the most challenging, most rewarding, and happiest times of our lives. The road has not been perfect. There have been tears shed, fights lost, and battles won. Yet, the beauty is found … Read More Happy Anniversary!
On a recent trip to California, I was struck by the beauty of the entry gates to homes in Beverly Hills. They were just beautiful. I thought about installing a similar gate to the one pictured above at my home in Texas and how lovely that would be. I took several pictures of these gates with plans to post them in my blog. My intent was to discuss … Read More Open and Closed Gates
I was surfing the web and came across a page that asked what you would tell your younger self in two words. I thought that was not enough and continued my web search. I found myself thinking more and more on that subject and decided to stop. If I could send a message back in time to my younger self, it would have three … Read More Three Words
I am sure that you have heard the phrase, “consider the source.” Often times, we take that to mean that the source of whatever information is unreliable. It reminded me of the scripture below. 18 But the things that come out of a person’s mouth come from the heart, and these defile them. 19 For out of the heart come evil thoughts—murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, … Read More Consider The Source
Last Sunday morning when I awoke from my slumber, I lingered a few minutes longer to just thank God for His grace and mercy. I thought about how I am growing in my walk with the Lord. I love that I am increasing able to see His work in my life. I am getting better at recognizing situations where I have no control and … Read More God’s Grace
There was a beautiful woman who bought a special box. The box was white as snow and tied with a lovely red velvet ribbon. One would think inside the box was a wonderful gift. However, the woman kept the box to herself. Day after day, she would open the box and throw trash in it. After days, weeks, and years of carrying this box, … Read More The Gift