"Like the frost on a rose, winter comes for us all.” My daughter sent me a song...I’ve listened to it all morning; download "Seasons" by Hillsong. You're welcome in advance. I have gotten away from music lately, but "Seasons" is a reminder of how praise and worship is extremely helpful in finding peace. It's playing… Continue reading Find Peace in this Season
Joy is a way of looking at things, joy is a point of view. You choose your priorities and they control your joy. Break the patterns of the things in your life that are no longer serving you. Find what sparks joy and choose it.
"Perhaps the greatest gift an animal has to offer is a permanent reminder of who we really are." My week has been filled with coffee and dogs, guys. With this cold snap, Ellie had some doggie friends visit her for a sleepover. Her best friend, Bo the Poodle, was a perfect gentleman during his overnight… Continue reading I’ve Gone to the Dogs
Happy February! The Polar Vortex descended and the ensuing cold has me thinking of warm spaces and all of my many blessings. On that note, I am sharing a few of my current favorites. For our weekend reading pleasure, please comment and share yours, too! Air Freshener Long a fan of Wallflowers, I just opened… Continue reading Friday Favorites!
I first knew I had a problem with anxiety over a decade ago. Fresh from stay-at-home Momhood, I was prompted to finish my degree after my husband had an ATV accident resulting in a hip fracture. I was in a computer class full of people, most of them younger and hipper than me, we were… Continue reading Overcoming Anxiety
"Anxiety arises from not being able to see the whole picture. If you feel anxious, but are not sure why, try putting your things in order." ~ Marie Konde Folks, I did it. I bought Marie Konde's The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up (completely free, thanks to Johnson County Public Library and the Overdrive app) and I'm only five years late… Continue reading In Pursuit of Joy
I've only been to the gym once this year, y'all.