Our second annual family beach vacation has come to an end but the memories linger. Having our whole family, daughters, son-in-law, and grandchildren all in one place was a success and a delight. We spent our vacation in Hilton Head, South Carolina. The Atlantic beach is lovely and the city is both beautiful and veryContinue reading “FAMILY BEACH VACATION IN HILTON HEAD 2021”
We must not be led only by our feelings. Actions tell the real story! Make sure the two are aligned!
There is a task on my long term “to do” list that has been carried over for a year now. What’s the task you ask? The answer is downsizing. Only one word but one that is often overwhelming. So I thought I would share some tips for downsizing your stuff! A Little History At onlyContinue reading “TIPS FOR DOWNSIZING YOUR STUFF”
It’s hard to leave behind what is familiar and comfortable, even when it is in our best interest to do so. Let go of what is past and step forward, believing better things are ahead. Growth and achievement never happen without taking a risk. So….take that first step!
I recently had an interaction with a waitress named Stephanie. Thoughts of how hard she worked for her customers stuck in my mind. Her work standard was excellence. Although the restaurant was short staffed, Stephanie was seizing opportunities to shine for her customers rather than complain about the circumstance. Her hard work paid off withContinue reading “SEIZING OPPORTUNITIES”
Waiting is hard. Waiting WELL is even more difficult! Don’t settle for less than what you know is best. Anything worth having is also worth the wait!
Three weeks ago I began a 21-day chocolate fast. I began this fast as a means to participate with my church community in fasting and praying for marriages during this time. Here is what I learned and experienced along the way. What Is Fasting Fasting is a practice dating back centuries in many cultures andContinue reading “LESSONS FROM MY 21-DAY CHOCOLATE FAST”
Do you ever find yourself “right fighting”? We all all victim to this mindset at some point. And it rarely ends well. To pursue proving that you are right is to do so at the expense of someone else and perhaps end a relationship. Humility doesn’t need to prove being right. It will cause youContinue reading “PRIDE vs. HUMILITY”
I recently read an article that surprised me. In 2021, girls still do not receive the same exposure to financial literacy that boys do. In fact, financial literacy in women over 50 is still an issue. Many women would rather talk about anything other than finances. This reflects a lack of foundational understanding about moneyContinue reading “FINANCIAL LITERACY FOR WOMEN OVER 50”
The best advice I have ever received from people and the Bible is to “mind your own business.” Never get involved in battles that aren’t your responsibility. Never waste time trying to change a fool’s mind. Sometimes just be silent! In these things you will never find yourself wallowing in the pig pen!