“NOT EVERYONE IS AS STRONG AS YOU, MS. NIKKI” That was from my sweetie daughter, Julie, yesterday. I used the conversation as an opportunity to share with her some of my weaknesses (mostly depressing and negative thinking) and how I’ve found that I must be a very regimented person to tackle them. I’m talking appointments …

“GOD LOVES ME TOO TOO MUCH!!!” That was me bragging to my husband this morning after a day where God showed His invisible Presence with me THE ENTIRE DAY yesterday! Here’s how those God winks went down: The day before yesterday, I entered our showroom, and there was a couple there buying a car. I …

“FORGET SHINING BRIGHTLY” “You can’t shine any brighter. I want you to work on being wise.” Wow! Wow! Wow! That statement from my brother, Kevin, blew me away yesterday! And that’s what I want us all working on, by God’s grace, being the WISE mothers, fathers, wives, husbands, sons, daughters, friends, relatives, employers, employees, and …

“WHY ARE YOU ASKING ME?” I questioned my daughters yesterday after they called, asking if they could go for a run in a nearby park. I wasn’t expecting this response (I paraphrase here): “Mom, you were the one who kept saying, “Let’s do hard things!” You’re so brave. You’re fearless! We see you running through …

“JUST CALLING TO CHECK IN WITH MY QUARANTINE BUDDY” That was me to my sister-in-law, Verona, yesterday. My brother, Kevin, had surprisingly called my husband very early that morning, and I thought to check in with Verona a few hours later. I was so thrilled that I did! I don’t know if you guys remember …