2017, focus, inspirational, multitasking, Time Management

Is Your Focus Losing Focus?

Photo by Nine Köpfer on Unsplash Is Your Focus Losing Focus? I noticed something disturbing about myself. My attention span is disintegrating. As my husband shared about his day, my mind scattered like dust in the wind. Thoughts drifting like dandelion seeds in a warm breeze. I had to ask him to repeat what he said. The crazy part?… Read More Is Your Focus Losing Focus?

posture, praise

Are We Slouching?

  Do you struggle with posture? When my daughter was a pre-teen and regular passenger in my backseat, she used to catch me slouching while driving. We agreed each time she noticed my less-than-perfect posture her cue would be, “You’re doing it!” and I’d immediately know to sit up straight. Believe me, she was good… Read More Are We Slouching?

emotions, encouragement, reactions

Keeping Our Cool in the Heat of Emotion

Feeling frustrated lately? I can relate. Heading out to meet a friend for lunch, I get into the car, turn the key, and nothing. Not even a click. While contemplating my next move, a cranking noise from the CD player about startled my hair gray. Why is it my CD player refuses to play CD’s,… Read More Keeping Our Cool in the Heat of Emotion

christian living, humility, vanity

Say Goodbye to the Material Girl

Have you ever glanced up at the next-oil-change-date sticker and gasped? I have. I’m the worst when it comes to remembering to get my oil changed. Don’t judge. This morning, after gasping at the sticker date, I resolved to visit the local lube establishment this week. Then I took a good look at the outside… Read More Say Goodbye to the Material Girl

christian living, encourage, life, pattern

Following A Pattern?

Do you sew? I would love to say that I do, but truth be told, I’ve only made one outfit . Ever. My first experience with patterns and fabric was in a 4-H sewing club. We called ourselves The Darkroom Darners. Interesting name, isn’t it? I don’t believe darners do their best work in the dark, but when… Read More Following A Pattern?

christian living, circumstances, devotional, encouragement, seasons

Can This Be Spring?

Does this look like spring to you? Emerald leaves swishing to and fro, dancing on soft breezes against a clear blue backdrop. Buzzing bees on bright yellow blooms, soaking in sunlit warmth. Wait a minute, the caption doesn’t exactly fit, does it? Try this one: Snowy-white, bare-treed, chill–to-the-bone freezing, with a side order of wind-chill.… Read More Can This Be Spring?