Dash of Sass: Your New Season is On Its Way!

Quotes of the Day: I could not have known then that everybody, every person, has to leave, has to change like seasons; they have to or they die. The seasons remind me that I must keep changing. ~Donald Miller There is a season for wildness and a season for settledness. ~Shauna Niequist What is normal at any given time? We change just as the seasons » Read More

Dash of Sass: Obligation is Never a Good Reason to Keep Someone in Your Life!

Something occurred to me today as I scrolled through my Facebook timeline and came upon a very offensive and borderline mentally unbalanced political post from a Facebook “friend” – I am not obligated to keep this person in my newsfeed or my life out of “politeness.” She certainly wasn’t considering the impolite nature of her inflammatory post when she posted it, so why should I concern myself with » Read More

Dash of Sass: It Is Well With My Soul

The story behind the old hymnal “It Is Well With My Soul” is as popular as the hymn itself. You’ve probably heard it at some point in your life. Horatio Spafford was a wealthy Chicago lawyer in the 1800’s with a thriving legal practice, a beautiful home, a wife, four daughters and a son. He was also a devout Christian. At the very height of his financial and » Read More

Dash of Sass: Never Too Ordinary for God

Quotes of the Day: God uses ordinary people to do extraordinary things in the lives of others. ~Paul David Tripp God doesn’t use ‘superstars’ to do His most significant work. God uses ordinary people. ~Unknown Expect to be used by God, no matter how humble your circumstances may be. ~Pastor Jim Feeney The Single Woman Says: I’m reading the book Jesus: the » Read More

The Importance of Boundaries

‘No’ is a complete sentence. ~Anne Lamott
Evaluating the benefits and drawbacks of any relationship is your responsibility. You do not have to passively accept what is brought to you. You can choose. ~Deborah Day
Whatever you are willing to put up with is exactly what you will have. ~Anon
God has really been working on my heart lately in the area of boundaries.
To be perfectly honest and transparent, mine are a little jacked. Particularly in the area » Read More

Dash of Sass: STAND

Quotes of the Day: “Behind every trial and sorrow that He makes us shoulder, God has a reason.” ~Khaled Hosseini “Our most significant opportunities will be found in times of greatest difficulty.”  ~Thomas S. Monson “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” ~Hellen Keller » Read More

Dash of Sass: Why You Can’t Expect or Assume Your Way Into Love

Quotes of the Day: “Put your expectations on God, not on people.” ~Joyce Meyer “Act without expectation.” ~Lao Tzu “Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations. Don’t over-analyze your relationships. Stop playing games. A growing relationship can only be nurtured by genuineness.” ~Leo Buscaglia “When you love someone, you do not love them all the time, in exactly the » Read More

Dating and Single Parenting: How Does THAT Mix?

I am so very thrilled to be able to bring this very relevant, much needed message to you guys written by my dear friend, Danielle Rogers (pictured at left). If you are a fan of “The Voice,” you might recognize her from season 2, where she brought her own unique blend of sunshine and positivity to the screen almost every week as she cheered on her uber-talented son, Jamar.  I’m constantly asked » Read More

Dash of Sass: Are you the Cinderella Sweeping the FLOORS, or the One Sweeping Him Off of His Feet?

Quotes of the Day: “Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it…” ~Wilferd Peterson “The doubters said, “Man cannot fly,”  The doers said, “Maybe, but we’ll try,” And » Read More

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