What’s Under Your Couch?
Posted on October 28, 2013 7 Comments
I admit it, I like a clean house. Okay, maybe worse than that. If you want to call putting someone’s glass in the dishwasher before they had a chance to finish drinking it, OBSESSIVE, than go right ahead. I have several excuses for my obsessive behavior. Having a house in order helps me feel in […]
What’s a girl to do when life is interupted?
Posted on October 21, 2013 Leave a Comment
Lately, I have found myself becoming annoyed with delays and obstacles in my schedule. With a to-do list with zero room for error or interruption, there is no question in my mind of why I am annoyed. I have plans and goals and I intend to accomplish them. A schedule that is on the go […]
Embracing the Chaos
Posted on October 15, 2013 2 Comments
Life can be unpredictable, full of surprises and sometimes seem out of control or chaotic. I have recognized a pattern in life – when one shoe falls, the other goes with it. If there is one storm that comes through, it seems another one follows on its tail. Chaos seems to invite more chaos. But […]
5 things I learned from wearing the same dress for 6 months…
Posted on October 11, 2013 4 Comments
My churches women’s Bible study is currently reading, Jen Hatmaker’s book, 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess. They are not only reading it, they are living it out, one chapter at a time. Last week, my Bible study friends cut their food budgets in half or some cases, in thirds, giving the excess to charity…this week […]
Addicted to Productivity
Posted on October 9, 2013 Leave a Comment
After a lovely weekend trip to a Bed-n-Breakfast with my husband and we decided to take a drive through the countryside on the way back to the airport. Nothing but rolling hills and fresh cut hay could be seen for miles across the expansive horizon. About thirty minutes into our drive, I started sneezing. As […]
Dare to meet in person…it’s still in vogue!
Posted on October 3, 2013 Leave a Comment
Researcher, Andrew Shatte (watch his amazing Tedx talk) has shown us that the resilience to thrive in life is found in the ability to connect with something greater than ourselves. A connection to people outside our homes, a connection to our communities, our nation, our world, and our greater purpose. If Andrew Shatte is correct, […]
Follow me…help the one that you can help~A tribute to our 9/11 heroes
Posted on September 11, 2013 1 Comment
As a young boy, Welles was taught two things – carry a red bandana in your back pocket to blow your nose, and carry a white one in your front pocket for show. On 9/11, Welles would be remembered for his red bandana, but Welles would be also be remembered for these red words that […]
The Power of Your Thoughts
Posted on July 24, 2013 4 Comments
What are you thinking about? What are your goals? Are you worried or anxious? What thoughts are you speaking out loud? Are they negative or positive? Did you know that your thoughts are navigating your life? Just like the GPS in your car or on your phone. If you type in the correct destination, you […]
Is shopping for an Easter Dress real shallow?
Posted on April 1, 2013 Leave a Comment
Ponderings after Easter… Easter celebrates the resurrection of Jesus. It represented new beginnings, hope for a future, and the joy that there is beauty, joy, and peace after death. For many, Easter means shopping for a new dress or new clothes. After speaking of the resurrected Christ and eternal life, talk of shopping may seem shallow. But maybe it isn’t as shallow as […]
What’s on My Nightstand…
Posted on March 6, 2013 1 Comment
Earlier this week, I read a blog by Sarah Bessey, titled, What I am into (www.sarahbessey.com) that I loved so much I felt compelled to copy it. I know Sarah wouldn’t mind either, because she is just that kind of girl! Sarah’s blog gave a rundown of all the books, movies, T.V. shows, podcasts, and […]