How can this weeks challenge NOT be about Thankfulness. It is, after all, Thanksgiving week. Here's a little twist for you though. This week challenge yourself to write out what you are thankful, but do it ALPHABETICALLY! That's right, start at A and go to Z. Once you finish, start again. As you have probably heard me say a thousand times, (well if you know me, that is). It's easy to be … [Read more...] about Week 9 ~ What am I Thankful for List
Wheeee! Let the fun begin! Today I post our first of fifteen challenges. Where should we start?? Actually, if you have heard me speak before or participated in this challenge in the last few years, you probably know where I think we should start. Before we begin, let me explain our challenge theme this year ```15 WEEKS OF LISTS``` I would guess that 90% or so of our participants own a smart … [Read more...] about Week 1 ~ What are you Grateful for?
Yes. f$fty-two. 52 weeks ago Robert and I attended a Financial Peace University course at our church. According to The Wall Street Journal, 70% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck. That means 7 out of 10 families on your street—your friends and neighbors—are only one paycheck away from disaster. Financial Peace University (FPU) can bring you peace, stability and hope.. The 13-week … [Read more...] about f$fty-two
Last night when everyone was asleep I was catching up on one of my cheesy tv shows I like to watch and a commercial came on for the movie Pay It Forward. Did you see it? I saw it a long time ago and always liked the idea of surprising people with gifts of gratitude. Since we spent the last week writing down all that WE have to be grateful for every day I wanted to follow it up with expressing … [Read more...] about Week 2 Challenge – Pay it forward
Week 1 Challenge: Blessings Blueprint If you have ever watched a house being built, or if you have ever had an addition put onto an existing house, you know that the standard method of communication is a big piece of paper called a blueprint…On a blueprint you have many layers: electrical, plumbing, elevation, framing etc. It’s a great place to see what you have laid out before you on … [Read more...] about Week 1 Challenge – Blessings Blueprint
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