Welcome to week two in our 15 week challenge! Tonight I was out walking my dog and it is (finally) a cool Texas night! My family was at the grocery store, so it was me, the dog, and my ipod. I put on a song I hadn't heard before. I guess one of my kids have it on their list, it's called Beautiful Things by Gungor. As I was listening to this new favorite! song, walking the dog on this glorious … [Read more...] about Week 2 ~ Making a Comfort List
Today I did NOTHING! Well half of the day, anyways. Not A Thing!!! I love Wednesdays because it’s usually my day “off”. I give myself permission to stay in my pajamas until at least noon. I don’t answer the phone. I don’t reply to email. I don’t post on facebook. At noon, I finally got up and got ready for the day. I was singing to my IPOD and enjoying my “me” time. After I was showered … [Read more...] about Week 3 Challenge – Soul Treats
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
Last week the kids started back to school! A brand new school year! Lots of possibilities. Lots of hopes. Lots of excitement. It got me thinking about the parallels of New Years Eve and School Years Eve. New Years resolutions and School Years resolutions. If you have read my earlier winter blogs, you know that I am ANTI new years resolutions in January. It's cold. I'm tired. My house is … [Read more...] about the real new years resolutions!
I can not cook. I don't garden. I am not an artist. I am certainly no athlete. Then who am I? Sometimes I wonder who I am. Today though, as I was sitting in an audience at a Global Leadership Summit, I realized who I am. I am a "joy-ologist" ! I am the CIO of my family & friends = Chief Inspiration Officer! HaHa, I love my new titles that I bestowed upon myself. Seriously though. … [Read more...] about Who am i then?
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
January is here. How many of you are caught in the trap of thinking “what are my new year resolutions?” Only to find yourself disappointed or frustrated by the end of the month? I used to do that. However, now it’s just not an option. Do you realize it is in the 30’s here in Houston! I am so cold my toes are numb, the landscaping is frozen, the wind is howling, the trees are bare, everyone is … [Read more...] about New Years Resolutions? Nope, too cold!