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Surprising Treasures · 1M ago

Lord- Make Me a Raver

The rants on social media and the news  seduce me to join in. Oh, how I want to add my rants! But rants are an enchanting siren that lures me to frustration, anger, and  destruction.   My pr...
Surprising Treasures · 2M ago

My Life Under the Big Tent

Bethany and I were baking pumpkin spice bread the other day. Mmmmm- I wish I could slice you up a warm piece right now and have you join me with a cup of coffee! Utter deliciousness.   We we...
Surprising Treasures · 3M ago

Laughter: Best Medicine and Free Therapy

Tweet “Laughter is the best medicine- and free #therapy.”Click To Tweet     Did you know laughter burns calories???? Halla!    It also increases memory, enhances our immune systems, improves...
Surprising Treasures · 3M ago

When Life is Impossible and Overwhelming

I cry out to You. When my heart is #overwhelmed; Lead me to the Rock that is higher than I. Ps 61:2Click To Tweet I feel like I’m a styrofoam  cup of lukewarm Kool Aide. Diluted. Weak. Right...
Surprising Treasures · 4M ago

Called to Become a DAYMaker

What is a DayMaker?    Our definition:  DayMaker: a life changer; someone who believes they can make the world better, one person at a time.   In reality, everyone is either a DayMaker- or a...
Surprising Treasures · 5M ago

Small Beginnings Deserve a Big Applause

Small Beginnings lay the foundation for Bigger Adventures. #specialneeds #downsyndrome #opportunityClick To Tweet   Opportunity came knocking and we answered the door!   I just love God stor...
Surprising Treasures · 5M ago

Taking a Break From Life As We Live It

  I love my life. Sure, there’s things that drive me up a wall, tear me down, and wear me out- but mostly I live day to day- blessed because I’m learning to lean on God every step of the way...
Surprising Treasures · 7M ago

I Need a Mental Health Day

  “…excel still more, and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet (restful) life…” ~ Thessalonians 4:11   Tummy ache, fever and a call from Sarah, Cohen’s mom and the school nurse propelled...
Surprising Treasures · 8M ago

Are You Ready For Demo Day?

There’s nothing quite so thrilling as Demolition! (unless you’re the one under demolition. 😉 )   Life under #construction is messy- Fear Not! Love holds the hammer. #restorationClick To Twee...
Surprising Treasures · 8M ago

Why Do Hard Things?

The race is not always won by the swiftest, the battle is not always won by the strongest; …..nor does success always come to those with the most intelligence….. Ecclesiastes 9:11 NET   You’...