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I am redeemed..What Easter means to me

Bryan came home yesterday and put things into perspective for me.  He talked about how during this time we are running around as usual and up to our daily routines.  We are having a "normal" day but what is God wondering at this moment?  Is he wondering why so many of us forget to acknowledge the significance of this time?  This is a time that the Savior bore all of our sins and made the slate clean through his death on the cross.  But He rose again to bring us life and life more abundantly.  What a precious love story of a father who loves His children enough to send his only son to die for us.  That is so humbling and so amazing that I can't even put it into words.  It makes me remember what all God has brought me through, and that life is valuable and truly worth living.  I don't always listen to Him and I find myself taking turns I should not have but He always brings me back and walks with me.  I know He has a plan for my life.

I was born to teenage parents who …

Be Intentional

March is always a special but oh so crazy month at the Rhodes house.  Spring is definitely in the air and our allergies are all flared up.  Basketball is still going on for the all star season.  Both boys have birthdays this month.  Bo is on the 22nd and Christian is on the 23rd.  Yes, they are one day apart with 4 years in between.  I am always reminded close to their birthdays of how blessed I am to have those two special boys in my life.  Even though it is a hectic month, I still love feeling the warmth of the March sun and seeing the plants starting to bloom.  I love the smell of freshly cut grass and I like seeing people starting to come outside in the neighborhood and out of their winter slumbers.  What can I say?  I am a sunshine girl!
Though Spring makes me happy and I sound all fuzzy and warm, I can say that I have been a little overwhelmed.  Do you ever feel like you are being pulled in all different directions, like there is not enough time in the day?  Do you ever feel lik…