Peace and contentment go hand in hand, like peanut butter and jelly. The definition of contentment is in a state of peaceful happiness. God tells us to be content. Whether we have much or little, be content. In other words, whether we have much or little, live in a state of peaceful happiness.

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View this post on Instagram Dogs are this wonderful reminder of our daily blessings. We so often forget that our good health is such a gift…and that we don't need fancy toys…the world is full of free sticks. A post shared by Theron Humphrey (@thiswildidea) on Oct 19, 2015 at 9:22am PDT   Dogs are … More free sticks


Have you ever tried meditating? It is not easy! I mentioned meditation briefly in a previous post. I have tried the Headspace app several times and like it. If you’re looking for a guided meditation, you should check it out. Little tip: Don’t lay down in bed when you’re trying to meditate. Turns out, it will put … More meditation


There are times that I look back and think, “wow, I handled that surprisingly well”. The truth is, I wasn’t handling it at all. For instance, when our foster son went back to be with his family I thought that Brent and I handled the situation pretty well. (A pat on the back for me … More awareness


I am a worrier. I come by it honestly. My Dad is a worrier, my Grandma, my Great-Grandma. That’s as far back as my memory goes but I’m sure there were more before her. I guess I felt the need to carry on the family tradition. This is the bit of scripture that I go … More reassurance