Today I Made a Hard Decision

I have been overwhelmed lately. Being overwhelmed always comes with its fraternal twin, frustration, and their younger sibling, guilt, in tow. Okay, enough of the family analogy. You get the idea. I feel like I have more to do than time to do it. I feel like I am always […]

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Why You Should Never Go In My Laundry Room

This is me working in the yard this afternoon. I had yet to venture out into the jungle known as our yard. Gene has been mowing, but I had not begun the after-winter cleanup. Lots of reasons why—poor weather, busy with more important things/people. I have lots of things in […]

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Making Sure You Achieve Your 2017 Goals

Preface: God knows one way we learn best is by hearing the same idea said in a different way. I wrote this blog a couple of days ago deeply from my heart. It is something God is teaching me and it is working in me. When I almost finished I […]

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Two Simple Ways to Put First the Important People/Things in Your Life

Today many people go back to work after a long Christmas break and many kids go back to school. Life as it was before the holidays returns. Life-as-it-was may bring the dread of jumping back on the crazy hamster wheel which never slows and of which you feel you can […]

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New Series: Living an Intentional Life Minus the Stress: Need a Plan

    Disclaimer: Yes, I recently wrote about the value of just being with Jesus (January 15 blog). At times we need time to rest. Then we need to live the life God has for us while staying at the feet of Christ. It’s a challenging lifestyle and it’s the […]

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Anybody Else Tired?

  Anybody else tired? I’m not so much tired physically as I am tired of trying to fulfill all the to-do lists posted on all forms of social media. I know. I’ve posted my share and I’m sure I will in the future. The experts tell us we like lists. […]

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What’s the Worst That Can Happen?

    Today I started my final paper for my New Testament Survey class. It’s not due until October, but our teacher advised us to start now. I spent about forty-minutes getting coffee, a snack, finding the assignment, and trying to figure out how to do it. I’m three pages […]

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Permission to Enjoy Your Family

    What Have I Been Doing?   I know—Lately I’ve been lax on blogging and social media in general. I’m sorry, but not really. These past couple of weeks I’ve been leaning in towards my kids. I can see the tail of summer wagging in the near future and […]

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