Category Passion

An Extra Day

It’s leap day, February 29th.  How many times have we hoped and wished for just one extra day?  Extra time to do the things we long to do.  Here it is.  Today is the day.  What are you going to do with it? Here’s a kicker to this extra day, this time around leap day […]

Holding on with Sore & Tired Hands

My dear and sweet readers, I miss you.  I am so sorry it has been a month since I have posted.  I would hate to say it, that dreaded “b” word, I have been “busy”.  I do not like that word.  It feels like such an excuse.  It feels like a tiresome burden.  It feels […]

Plain Moments of Beauty So Rare

There is one thing that you should know about me, if you don’t already.  I am an incurable romantic.  Some would use the phrase hopeless romantic, but here’s the thing.  Romantics ooze with hope.  It is hardwired into every cell in our bodies.  EVERY CELL.  It is innate to our being. Believe me, it would […]

The Work of Passionate Encouragement and Prayer

I firmly believe with all of my heart that Passionate Encouragement and Prayer Uplifts People, that’s where PEP UP comes from.  Passionately encouraging and praying for people is one of the greatest sources of joy in my life.  I can so easily lose track of time in the midst of my prayers, or conversations or […]

Capturing and Savoring Moments

I love to catch a moment, if I am incredibly blessed I can snap a picture of it, but many moments are just indelibly etched upon my heart and hopefully stored up in perfect resolution in Heaven. Some moments are silly spontaneous moments. Some moments are sweet posed moments. Some happen when you least expect. […]