The Single Parent Grandparent by Misty Honnold

2016-10-31T20:04:36+00:00November 14th, 2016|Misty Honnold|

Being a grandma is not what I thought it would be. I find yet another part of my fairy tale dreams smashed against the breakers of life as a single mother. As my youngest child turned the corner of life, leaving the alleys of adolescence behind to rush into the busy demanding avenues of adulthood, [...]

What Happens When They Return Home? By Misty Honnold

2016-10-17T16:10:03+00:00September 12th, 2016|Misty Honnold|

Each one of my 4 children has moved out only to return home after a season away. I wanted to navigate their hearts and mine well during this tumultuous time of transition. For years, one of my prayers had been, “Lord, let them learn everything they need while they are still under the protective covering [...]

Growing Grey Gracefully by Misty Honnold

2016-10-17T16:10:41+00:00June 13th, 2016|Misty Honnold|

We don’t like the idea of growing older. The hair turns colors that we try to hide, there is that tire that begins to develop around the mid-section, places in our body start to sag and there is the horrible wrinkles that begin to develop which change from ‘laughing lines’ to ‘crows feet’. However, I [...]

A HOPE-FULL FUTURE by Misty Honnold

2016-10-17T16:10:53+00:00March 14th, 2016|Misty Honnold|

With the holidays behind us, it’s a good time to press pause and consider the year ahead. As a single mother, there were MANY years when I just couldn’t think beyond the here and now. When someone mentioned ‘what are your goals for the future’, I would inwardly tremble. Just this week I sat in [...]

Looking to the Future with Joy by Misty Honnold

2016-10-17T16:11:23+00:00May 18th, 2015|Misty Honnold|

I looked forward to my 50th birthday with hopeful expectation. I chose to jump out of an airplane to celebrate my 50th birthday. However, it wasn’t what I expected. I wasn’t afraid, I am the kind of person who loves adventure and am always trying to find someone to experience the crazy twists and turns [...]

Don’t Miss the Milestones by Misty Honnold

2016-10-17T16:11:29+00:00March 9th, 2015|Misty Honnold|

Life is full of transitions, some we see coming; like children growing and moving out of the house. Some transitions take us by surprise, sickness, a sudden job change, or other crisis; but transition will come. The question is; how will we handle them? Will we look with confidence to the future?  If we keep [...]