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A Mother’s Prayer

I've always been a reader.  I was one of those little girls who would read every surface on the cereal box while eating breakfast, including the honey bear label.  My siblings and I used to hide our current books from one another for fear they would be hijacked before we finished reading them. As ...

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When we're young, we strive to reach an ideal we've carried in our minds, an ideal which is a compilation of movie scenes, books we've read, families we've observed, truths we've learned, bits of life we've lived.   We may not be able to accurately define this ideal early on, but its ...

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The Best is Yet to Be~!

I just returned from a morning run and somehow wanted to capture the beauty, the peace, the inspiration His great outdoors can bring.  Such a gorgeous fall day~!   Words from a poem I couldn't quite recall kept playing through my mind as I prepared for this week....this season....this ...

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Moms & Master Bedroom

Sometimes I lay my head on the pillow at night and wonder where on earth the day went....how another day managed to pass with still so many things on my to-do list?I try to rationalize by reminding myself of the progress I have made ~ the little things I accomplished that day to be present, to be ...

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A Day to Dream

I'm having one of those mornings in bed with my coffee in one hand and my phone in the other, reading inspirational blog posts about coming alive, building a creative business, and transforming barns into office spaces.  And almost everything within me wants to grab my planning journal and a pen, ...

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On Loving Others

We spent the afternoon at a funeral for an amazing woman. Her life seemingly touched each and every person she met.  Over and over and over, people testified of her love for others and her love for the Lord.  Grandma Gladys leaves behind quite a legacy of faithfulness, encouragement, and hope. As ...

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Personal Affirmation 2013

Although I rarely set New Year's Resolutions, the start of a new year always prompts me to reflect on what I'm currently doing well, what needs tweaking, and where my life is headed. For me, this always turns into a personal assessment and subsequent plan for improvement...in every area: personal ...

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A Bit of Lewis Carroll

I have been asked several times where my blog name 'All Mimsy' originated and whether or not it has significant meaning. The answer to the second question is no.  All Mimsy, in and of itself, does not have significant meaning, which is the precise reason it suited this blog. I ...

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