The Joy of Christmas

On this first day of winter and as we approach Christmas this weekend, may the joy of Christmas fill your days. I pray the gift of God’s son, our Joy fulfilled, be an ever present comfort and peace to you and yours. Merry Christmas! Suddenly, an angel of the Lord appeared among them, and the …

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And the Nominees Are…

So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing. ~1 Thessalonians 5:11 Writing can be lonely. Typing words into a screen without immediate feedback can be daunting and humbling at the same time. So when others, especially other writers, recognize what we write, it’s like an ‘atta girl’ from …

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Thankful in it All

One of the best lessons of my life has been learning to be thankful in less than desirable situations. This shift of perspective did not come through easy, happy or joyful moments in life, but in the most painful. But this attitude and perspective shift has allowed more grace, peace, love and joy to fill …

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Say Yes to the Best!

Talking more than listening. Sitting more than moving. Mindless eating more than thoughtful consumption.  My list of yielding to temptations stretches forever. The desire to do what we want instead of what we need for our wellness, relationships, and work/home balance is an endless battle. Yet, there is a way to win this war. Having …

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Attention to What Matters

Typically everything in moderation is my motto and practice, but unfortunately not when it comes to paying attention. Too often, my left-brained nature takes over and details overwhelm. I end up paying attention to way too much and miss what’s important. Later, I cannot remember or regret what was missed while multitasking. And the holiday …

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