My will, not Yours Lord…

I remember late December, everyone was talking about the year 2020. How this was going to be their year. How we should have 2020 vision. I mean we all had our hopes and dreams for the New Year, we all had our plans on what we aimed to accomplish for 2020. I, myself...

If only we could…

I attended a meeting about enthusiasm yesterday that got me thinking. Our team leader said that we should be enthusiastic when serving others. This has been on my heart for quite some time now. For me personally, November and December is a draining time, my heart gets...

Christmas Prep

It’s that time of the year again, the time when I’m supposed to be so excited about Christmas being 3 days away. This blog actually began several weeks ago, I didn’t know it at the time but God has been showing me something really significant. Normally around...

Time

Several weeks ago I found myself trying to figure out how much time I actually get to spend with my husband. I mean, my husband is my best friend, my confidant, my protector, the one person I can be my absolute self with, the one person I trust more than anyone in the...

Ambassadors

  “You were in church on Sunday”, I say to myself after flipping someone off. All of a sudden my heart drops because I know what I did was wrong, no matter how I was feeling when that person cut me off in traffic. [Posts something incredibly crude, but oh so...

A Strange Encounter

Have you ever just been taken aback at how things play out in life? Recently I had a complete stranger come up to me and she just started talking. I had never met her or even seen her before this encounter. On this particular day I was feeling out of place and very...

Layer upon layer

We have just come to the end of our school holidays, I remember at the beginning the kids and I had decided on a few things we wanted to accomplish these school holidays, you know…fun stuff! However, my darling husband decided that over these school holidays that he...

Thirty, Flirty and Thriving???

For the past several weeks I have been struggling over something that may look stupid to most people. I have had countless sleepless nights, days filled with anxiety and moments where I have been so lost in thought that some days it’s a wonder that I return from it!...

This is me

For a long time now I have been wanting to do a blog about me; who I am and what I do. I have thought this over countless times. It’s literally been months on end since Simply Recognize has been born and I have wanted to write this blog since then!   I think God...

Decisions, decisions, decisions…

“Mommy, can we please bake cupcakes today?” a question I get from my kids quite often during each month. My answer is usually, no not today but definitely sometime this week, as soon as mommy gets a chance to. The amount of times we actually bake a month…zero! Empty...