What is one positive action you can take?

Dolly Lee General

This week as part of working toward our God-sized dreams, Holley asked us to write about one thing that has helped us, in the past, take positive action. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Gudlyf As a recovering perfectionist, the one positive action I can take comprises two steps.  First, I remind myself that God loves me unconditionally so there is …

Eleven Random Things About Me, and then some…

Dolly Lee General

  New blogging friend Jacqui of faith and simplicity surprised me with a Liebster Award. I linked to her Award answers so you can get to know her faith-filled better. I am grateful to have met her through blogging. What is the Liebster Award? The  award is given to upcoming bloggers who have less than 200 followers.  The meaning: Liebster …

So deeply hushed…

Dolly Lee General

The above image came from a new app WordCandy, which I found via L.L. Barkat’s blog, Seedlings in Stone. Wishing you a quiet so deeply hushed from your head to your toes, and God’s peace wherever you journey this weekend…Thank you, friend, for being part of my life.  

On how you can also run for gold….

Dolly Lee General

Image of 200M Gold Medalist (2012) Allyson Felix (in pink) at the 2008 Olympic Track Trials; Courtesy of Creative Commons user: Sawyerlaw   ”Philippians 1:21 is very special to me because it helps to keep my life centered. In every situation in my life I want to be able to say, ‘For me to live is Christ … and nothing …

Saying Good-Bye to our beloved dog Jubi

Dolly Lee General

After I wrote  about my way-out-of-my-comfort zone “project” (aka “a book proposal”*), our dog Jubi had a bad seizure. I found him on the floor by his bed next to a mini-pool of saliva. As I stroked his head and chest while cleaning up, he lost control of his bowels – three times. We decided to take him to the …

Happy Fourth of July!

Dolly Lee General

Image Credit: childs419 Wishing you a Happy Fourth of July! THANK YOU, to the brave men and women, who have served, or are serving our country! Will you say a special prayer of blessing for them and their families, and for our country? Thanks. In His love, Dolly P.S. I haven’t read this book, by historian Stephen E. Ambrose, about …

Glimpses of God’s unique way

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  Image courtesy of Flickr user: dominiqs If God is a God of ethereal rainbows, and flowers of every hue, shape, and bloom, and I believe He is, then wouldn’t He uniquely create each person’s heart and story? My husband and I sat side by side at church, and listened as different people talked about how they had experienced God. …

What is green with chocolate inside?

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In their first-time baking together, my husband and our girl made a chocolate cake with green buttercream frosting for Mother’s Day. Our girl decorated the two-layers. May I say it was delicious? We won’t mention who had the biggest slice. It was a sweet ending to a Saturday that had unexpected conflict. On Sunday, I awoke with the below menu …

Is communication more than words?

Dolly Lee General

Image courtesy of: cpaige11107 Surprisingly, words are a very small part of communication. Really? Let me explain. I remember a phone conversation I had with a friend: Me: “I’m sorry, I have a bad cold and I’m not sure I will be well before our get-together. Just wanted to give you a heads-up so you’re not surprised when I call …

Because you know what happens…

Dolly Lee General

Could you get mad at a dog with a face like that? As some of you may know, our dear old dog, Jubi, is losing the ability to {hmm…not to be indelicate} control his output. We watch him more closely after mealtime so we can get him outside before our house becomes his personal loo. So if we see him …