REVIEW OF GOD WILL MAKE A WAY

I just finished reading “God Will Make A Way – What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do” by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend. It’s no secret that I am a fan of these authors. As psychologists, they bring into harmony sound mental health practices with Godly wisdom. And, that’s whatContinue reading “REVIEW OF GOD WILL MAKE A WAY”

WHY YOU WANT TO AVOID DISTRACTIONS

In this over 50 stage of life, I haven’t given much thought as to why you want to avoid distractions. This weekend gave me an opportunity to do just that. A near run in with a dangerous distraction was the wake up call I needed! How It All Happened My husband (Robby) and I spentContinue reading “WHY YOU WANT TO AVOID DISTRACTIONS”

SEIZING OPPORTUNITIES

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”

LESSONS FROM MY 21-DAY CHOCOLATE FAST

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”

MY LOVE AFFAIR WITH DRINKING COFFEE

Coffee has been a staple in my morning routine since the age of 3! Yes, it’s true. I have been drinking coffee with sugar and creamer since I was a toddler and my love affair has continued for 50 years now. The smell of fresh brewed coffee warms my soul every morning. Each sip bringsContinue reading “MY LOVE AFFAIR WITH DRINKING COFFEE”

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME – CLOCK TURNING TIME AGAIN!?!

The ritual of turning the clocks forward is upon us again. Whether you like it or not, Daylight Saving Time is this weekend and we all get to “loose” an hour of precious sleep! The good news is that since most of us use our cell phones to tell time, they will do the changingContinue reading “DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME – CLOCK TURNING TIME AGAIN!?!”

FINDING HAPPINESS AND JOY IN 2021

The new year, 2021, holds hope for finding happiness and joy. What does that really mean? Because these words are often used interchangeably, knowing the difference will help you manage your emotions. First, let’s define happiness and joy. Happiness is a state of well-being, contentment or pleasure. Joy is the emotion that comes from theContinue reading “FINDING HAPPINESS AND JOY IN 2021”

MY CONFESSION – I LOVE CHOCOLATE

From the time I was a little girl sitting in the floor, eating M&Ms, I have loved chocolate. I wish that I could explain my feelings for this bittersweet treat. I do not have a sweet tooth. In fact, I prefer savory over sweet. But for chocolate, I can only confess that I love you!Continue reading “MY CONFESSION – I LOVE CHOCOLATE”

TIPS TO RESET YOUR MOTIVATION IN 2021

I can definitely say that 2020 left me in need of a motivation reset. The new year deserves a fresh start and a fresh attitude. Many women over 50 find that staying motivated is much harder in this life season. A study by The Families and Work Institute reveals that workers begin to loose ambitionContinue reading “TIPS TO RESET YOUR MOTIVATION IN 2021”

GOURMET COOKING WITH MEAL KITS

I do love to learn and that is what I have been doing with Hello Fresh meal kits. If you’ve read any of my posts on cooking, then you know that I do not enjoy the task. In addition I am not particularly skilled in the kitchen. Each week I choose 3 meals for twoContinue reading “GOURMET COOKING WITH MEAL KITS”