YES!

Happy New Year, dear friends! 2018… Are you someone who sets new year’s resolutions?  Do you feel like the turning of another year is like starting with a clean and new slate? When Sara was alive, she was involved in a group called One Word 365. After losing dad in 2010 and then Sara in…

Day 18 Be Intentional – The Present

I was reading an article by Helen Mallicent that said the following… “I was regretting the past and fearing the future.  Suddenly my Lord was speaking. My name is I AM. He paused, I waited. He continued. When you live in the past with its mistakes and regrets it is hard. I AM not there. My name is not I was. When you live in…

A True Gift

Gratitude without expressing it is like having a present and not opening it.   ~William Arthur Ward When I began Gitz ‘n Jo this year, my vision and purpose were to continue the ministry/discipleship that Sara began in 2008 with her blog Gitzengirl.  To continue to bring perspective and thoughts to others on how to…

Peace with the Unknown

  “I didn’t realize until tonight that peace doesn’t come from putting my life in God’s hands, it comes from the knowledge that it’s not mine to begin with. It has been His from the beginning. I in my humanness must step aside and let Him do His work through me, because I am His.”…

Joy…Down in my Heart to Stay!

When you were a young child, I bet many of you, like me, sang the song… “I’ve got that joy, joy, joy, joy, down in my heart. Down in my heart. Down in my heart. I’ve got that joy, joy, joy, joy, down in my heart. Down in my heart to stay! Down in my…

Peace.

After losing dad suddenly from a bee sting in July of 2010, and then losing Sara in September of 2011 from a disease called Ankylosing Spondylitis, I prayed so hard to just feel peace. My head knew that they were happy and in their awesome new home in heaven, but my heart hurt so badly and…