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We Can’t Share Something We Don’t Have

I'm reading a book on parenting right now.  Parenting is a place that I feel like I can never be too prepared for, neither do I feel like I'm regularly hitting the bulls eye.  While I've been reading, the thought that I find coming back over and over is that I really ...

Beauty in Every Phase

Tonight on our way home from a party, my daughter and I were watching the gorgeous sky.  I learned something important about seeing beauty in every phase of my life. We were driving in flat country where we could see far into the horizon on every side. To the northwest ...

3 Secrets to Letting Go of Frustration

Sometimes life can be frustrating.  Today has been one of those days.  I googled frustration earlier today to make sure that was what I was feeling.  HA!  Sure enough.  Webster's dictionary told me that frustration is "the feeling of being upset or annoyed, especially ...

Relax, Breathe & Focus – Don’t Let Life Drown You

I never took swimming lessons as a kiddo; I learned to swim in our backyard pool.  My siblings and I had many fun hours in that swimming pool! I can swim ok, but I am probably not the person that you want around if you're drowning! Why am I thinking about swimming in ...

Progress By “Slips of the Tongue”

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."  Samuel Johnson I just got done doing some rhyming words with my 7 year old. That may sound like a simple thing for most 7 year olds, but here's the deal- I'm so stinkin' proud of her for doing so good ...

The GPS to a Healthy Mind

4 Steps That Will Get You There A healthy mind is central to living an abundant life. If our mind is unhealthy, our life will reflect it.  The foundation for a healthy mind is believing truth rather than believing lies. Paul tells us in Ephesians 4:22-24 to “Throw ...