I am convinced of the power of a gratefulness. Last week I became even more aware of this concept as I talked to my manicurist. I have a standing appointment with her every Wednesday where I take the time reflect on my week and just breath. (more…)
If you know anything about me, you already know that balance is an area I am always growing. I tend to have an “All or nothing” personality. My natural tendency is to be 110% in whatever I am doing. (more…)
Have you ever faced a situation that seemed too large to solve? I know I have. I’m not pretending to be wise enough for solving life’s problems. Yet, I have maneuvered through my share of trials, learning a few tips along the way. I hope you find this first suggestion helpful. It’s been powerful in my life! (more…)
I woke up the other morning with one word repeating in my mind, “Discipline.” As I prepared for the day, I considered all the areas of my life where I need more personal discipline. Order in the home, consistency in parenting, healthy habits, and the list could go on.
I had not thought about discipline recently, nor had I read any books or articles on the topic. Still, the voice repeated in my mind, “Discipline.” Now, I’m not one to “hear voices.” (more…)
My first gardening experience was nothing short of a complete and utter failure. I had never gardened before, but I had seen my share of gardening magazines. I had been dreaming of a harvest through the winter months. I tilled the ground and made perfect rows measured and remeasured. I planted each seed. I watered morning and evening. I spent hours outside with my hands in the dirt and dreams of harvest on my mind.
And then I waited, and I waited. It seemed like I waited for weeks when in reality it was only hours that had lead into days. (more…)
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Mrs. Joseph Wood