Krista Lynn Campbell

beauty

I longed for beauty as January’s cold and gray enticed me to remain in bed. As neighbors yanked lights from their doorways and tossed once decorated trees to the curb, I searched for beauty.  Beauty calls and awakens us uniquely. My mother-in-law creates beauty through embroidering and beading. My husband describes beauty as a well-crafted … beautyRead More…

believe

Believe. A popular word during the holiday season especially with children and their parents. The elf on the shelf watches and reports to the big guy, so believe. As the calendar turns to 2018, I chose Believe as my guide word for the New Year. Years ago, I moved passed the struggle of belief in … believeRead More…

plans

Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. Proverbs 16: 3 (NIV) A catch-up breakfast with friends, an impromptu lunch with my best friend, and late-night hot chocolates with my best buddies. December’s calendar overflows with plans. Shopping, wrapping, decorating, and family gatherings. A December wedding created a flurry of plans: floral arranging, … plansRead More…

misfit

How would you like to be a spotted elephant? Or a Choo-Choo with square wheels on your caboose? Or a water pistol that shoots… jelly? We’re all misfits! How would you like to be a bird that doesn’t fly? I swim! Or a cowboy who rides an ostrich? Or a boat that can’t stay afloat? … misfitRead More…

brown leaves

For 363 days a year, I am a tree-lover. I enjoy their shade during the summertime heat and marvel at their colorful fall display. During thunderstorms, I witness their strength as they bend and sway anchored by deep roots. Trees improve my air quality and provide homes for a gazillion pesky squirrels and my beloved … brown leavesRead…

never little

Linus Van Pelt nailed it. When he wrapped his beloved blanket around a frail tree in 1965, he loved. Maybe it just needs a little love. His simple gesture demonstrated love for us to follow.  Just a little love. Early this summer, I maneuvered my cart up and down the flower aisles. Displays overflowed with vibrant … never littleRead…