This time of year there are so many wonderful and momentous events—Mother’s day, graduations, weddings, end of the school year award assemblies, and on and on. They seem to revolve around the parenting world with all its responsibilities and implications.
Spring is in full swing in Oklahoma! Grilling season has commenced, daylight has lengthened, the flowers are beginning to bloom, and the unfortunate smell of bradford pear trees fill the air. Aw yes, there’s nothing like it.
Many people step into the ability of Jesus every Friday night at Celebrate Recovery at Council Road and are transformed from near death to life. This is the place to bring your hurts, habits and hang-ups when you have come out of denial and are ready to surrender your feelings of hopelessness.
The summer before my 9th grade year, a new coach came in and started a softball program at my small rural school. That Softball Summer league was brutal. It seemed my teammates could throw better, run faster, slide smoother, and catch the ball better than I could.
Hey everyone!! Whether you have lived in Oklahoma for 16 years or 16 months, OKC continues to evolve. There are some fantastic places in Oklahoma City to eat, fellowship, & gather together. I am going to share my top ten here. I am rating the restaurants based on taste, price, atmosphere, parking ability, and kid friendliness (as I know it can be a struggle sometimes!).
Who comes to mind when you hear the words “toxic person?” Is it your friend from college, your mom, your brother-in-law, a coworker? I bet your shoulders feel a little bit tenser and your blood pressure a little bit higher just thinking about them. Take a deep breath. And another. You’re going to need it. This is not a how-to about breaking up with friends and family members. Unlike conventional wisdom, we’re going to talk about loving your person well.
“You don’t have to be lonely, at FarmersOnly.com.” The jingle rang out over my parents tv. We all laughed as my ranch-owner dad threatened to set up an account for his single daughter…me. As I remember how we joked about the catchy jingle every time it came on, I recall other not-so-catchy…
In February, on the Council Road Women blog we are chatting about several different ways we can show love. Of course we talk about the love that naturally come to mind, like our spouse, but we are also looking at ways to show love to some of the most vulnerable around us. When I think of loving the vulnerable, my friend, Carisa Wilsie immediately comes to mind.