Last week when I rested, I tried to keep in my living up to my word of the year – FOCUS. I looked at my list of things that I would focus: being present with my family, my physical fitness, time with God, and writing. I kept focus on all but the writing — whetherContinue reading “What’s Your Distraction”
Happy Sunday Friends! It’s been a little over a week since my last post. I was exhausted in every sense of the word and I needed some recovery. Funny, just as soon as I declared my word of the year FOCUS, I found myself taken in a direction to shake my focus. That is justContinue reading “Rest”
When we make self-care first, we can be more present moms, supportive spouses, and less easily annoyed colleagues.
As we start this week, let’s focus on just what’s before us. Let’s plan to win this game, this week.
Funny thing, tonight I typed in 2021 and what returned were multiple images of people wearing masks. I couldn’t help think that masks are not new to 2021 or even 2020 for that matter. Yes, in the US physical masks seem to be a new thing in the past year but in reality most ofContinue reading “Masks”
Do the Work of the Plan – Whatever it is – Do the Work – Make the time. Faith without the work is dead. A plan without a push goes no where.
Well, 2021 is here. Expectations of newness, better-ness, and return to normalcy are things I keep hearing. But what is normalcy? It is the return to the way things were before…but is that really what we want? I am going with no. This morning I woke up with scripture about thinking on what is good.Continue reading “New Normal”
Like the grandma who didn’t want to see the new home prepared for her, we don’t want to see the vision of the new life God has for us. God has paid a price for us – far beyond movers, trucks, and labor. Will we simply accept his help move into his provision for a better life or will we cling to our mess?
Last week I heard from a kid from my home town. He randomly sent me a picture of a letter and said,” Mrs. Sessa wanted me to give this to you.” Let me first say, I am a 40 year old woman and Mrs. Sessa was my 5th grade homeroom and math teacher. I haven’tContinue reading “What if we realized”
I pray that in the midst of these crazy circumstances and challenges of epic proportions, that you too have found beauty in some of these ashes, joy at the edge of any mourning experienced and blessings tucked in the creases of your burdens. Cheers to all God has for you in 2021! Happy New Year!