The past week was a quiet week. I did accomplish chores, the big one being shampooing the carpet in three rooms. Otherwise, I spent time thinking, learning, and talking with God. My Bible time hasn't been as deep as I'd like. I needed to do something to focus me on studying, not just reading. You… Continue reading Using My Christian Planner to Focus More on God than Me
The past week was fairly quiet. A couple of days found me dragging with headache caused for allergies and heat. Keeping my hanging baskets happy is difficult with the vivid sun and high temps. My son-in-love and youngest daughter stopped by to lube my garage door joints and stop the loud noise that made my… Continue reading Family is the Heart of Home
Sometimes I feel embarrassed to admit that I spend so much time coloring. Like when my dentist asked me if I have any hobbies. How can anyone who doesn't understand the world of colorists, not wonder what I'm talking about? Do they picture an old lady with a box of crayons and a child's coloring… Continue reading What is Therapeutic About Coloring?
The coneflowers are just lovely! I'm so happy to see them blooming and growing in my little garden area between the coral bells. The rain we had last Thursday and Friday really perked the floral displays in all our gardens. Praying God sends more rain. The heat we've had this summer so far has been… Continue reading The Many Colors of Therapy
During the past week, I learned the true color of grief. It is the absence of color. A void. Not white nor black either. The month of June is a tough month for me as far as mental health goes. But with God's mercy and grace, life moves on. I did manage to color several… Continue reading The Color of Grief
My youngest daughter bought me a coloring book by Johanna Basford along with a box of colored pencils for Christmas a year or two after my husband was called home to live in Heaven. I found this was such a great form of therapy for me. Living alone in a big old house wasn't easy.… Continue reading Coloring for Therapy