I wanted to share with you one of the easiest shifts you can make, to change your life from feeling Stressed to feeling Blessed. Read the two paragraphs... same events.. totally different feel. I am Blessed...Today I got to speak to a lovely group of women on JOY. Today I got to work at my church, www.northwoods.org and today I got to pick up my kids from school. Today I got to go to my … [Read more...] about From Stressed to Blessed
Madi is taking a Skills For Living class this semester at her middle school. They will tackle, cooking, sewing, caring for a flour sack "baby" as well as other fun projects that will help equip her for "living". I am excited to see what she learns. I still remember taking my Home Ec class in middle school and sewing a pink pig pillow and burning chocolate chip cookies! ha.. I know that she … [Read more...] about Skills for Living
Wow, how's that for a title? I was just thinking, do you know anyone who is always just filled with D.R.A.M.A.? You know, the kind of lady who enters every meeting or conversation with "You'll never believe what I've just been through...". I like to consider myself as having a very HIGH joy filter, and usually can find myself in the company of others who seek JOY vs. Stress. However, every now … [Read more...] about Maybe it’s YOU?!
Today I was on a walk with my sweet dog. I like to let her off the leash when I can so she can run and chase squirrels and let her hair down. Today as she was running and feeling care free I was caught up in a lot of heavy thinking. I had my head down and was walking and thinking and thinking and walking, when I heard a bird. A beautiful bird singing to me. I looked up and saw the sun shining … [Read more...] about A little birdie told me…
What a difference a day makes... Isn't that a song? Well, kudos to the artist who sings it, because in my life ~ it certainly rings true! Recently my friend C and I were visiting on the phone and we were laughing. We were talking about how every, oh, let's say 28 days or so we tend to "disappear" and not talk to each other. She says she noticed how I sort of pull in for about 3 days and it used … [Read more...] about Forget about "time outs", I’m taking a "time in"!!!