Yearly Archives: 2008

I’ll Be Back

Hello Bloggy Friends 🙂

I just wanted to pop in to say that I will be back to boogie in blog world after the new year! I hope that all of you had a wonderful Christmas and I hope that y’all enjoy ringing in 2009!

Love and Hugs,
Kate 🙂


During our most recent trip to The Lone Star State we gathered up a lot of my old things, packed them in a Uhaul, drove it 1200 miles, and dumped it in our garage. So now there is a nice pile of “Kate’s Keepsakes” taking up residence in our home. (As if we didn’t already have enough stuff!) I’ve been… Read more →


A friend of mine just called. She was eager to share some wonderful news that she got at a doctors appointment this morning. And I was eager to hear it. I have been sitting on top of the phone all morning, just hoping to rejoice with her! And rejoice I did! “When you are truly joined in spirit, another woman’s… Read more →

Contentment, Anyone?

“Love, consolation and peace bloom only in the garden of sweet contentment.” – Martha Anderson I love that quote. It gets me all centered and focused. I’m not real great at being content. Actually, I’m the worlds worst, always thinking that I need this or that to finally get my soul satisfied. But what I’m learning Dear Ones, is that… Read more →


So this morning as I was sitting at our kitchen table – I began thinking about all of the things I would like to change in 2009. I’m good at sitting and thinking about what I want to rearrange or implement – I’m just not always real great about actually DOING it. I’m the girl that can spend hours making… Read more →


I know I have been posting a lot of quotes and lyrics lately – but the wise words of others have been speaking to my heart recently. Sometimes other people can put my hearts cry into words way better than I can! Here are a few about faith: “If it can be verified, we don’t need faith…Faith is for that… Read more →

Inspiring Lyrics

The lyrics to Brandon Heath’s Give Me Your Eyes change my life. Give me your eyes for just one secondGive me your eyes so I can seeEverything that I keep missingGive me your love for humanityGive me your arms for the broken hearted The ones that are far beyond my reachGive me your heart for the once forgottenStep out on… Read more →

Sweet and Sour Scents

Isn’t it amazing how certain aromas can bring to mind certain people, events, and seasons in your past? It’s incredible, really. For example…. My MeeMaw’s purse has always smelled like Wrigley’s Spearmint gum. As a child, I would rummage through her handbag, take a comforting whiff, and eat a piece. Nowadays, when I smell spearmint – I think of her.… Read more →

Quick Quotes

I have all sorts of things I want to write about – and I will – as soon as I get a chance to sit and ponder! But for now – be encouraged by these words: When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent… Read more →

Verses and Vitamins

What a week! Whew. I’m glad it is Friday. After an exciting, tiring, kinda weird, doubt filled, and full week – I sat down this morning to read The Word. What I read just quenched my parched soul….. …make every effort to respond to God’s promises. Supplement your faith with a generous provision of moral excellence, and moral excellence with… Read more →