My Simplified Plans

As you read in my last post, I started my fiftieth year and a month ahead of the beginning of 2020 with LOTS of BIG COMPLICATED plans! After that post, I became quite intentional about what of those plans worked and what didn't. Some I kept. Some I tweaked. Some I let go. So where … Continue reading My Simplified Plans

Simply Adventure!

It's been more than a month since I sat down to write. I've felt like I have nothing to say and too much to say all at the same time. When I sat down at the beginning of December to write about turning 49 and my fiftieth year, I made so many plans...so many little … Continue reading Simply Adventure!

My Fiftieth Year…coming soon 49 years old!

The end of a decade. The beginning of a new decade. I will celebrate my 49th birthday this month, which means this is my FIFTIETH YEAR! That's overwhelming, underwhelming, exciting, and maybe a bit unnerving all at the same time. I've found myself looking back and looking forward over the last few weeks. When I … Continue reading My Fiftieth Year…coming soon 49 years old!

Short Term Pleasure or Long Term Peace

I don't know about you, but my emotions can get the best of me! I often let sadness or anger or even happiness send me to choices that don't really line up with my goals. Or...I wallow in the mud of trials that come my way. There are lots of sayings and writing about sacrificing … Continue reading Short Term Pleasure or Long Term Peace

Going Outside…Finding Rest in Creation

As I was pondering what mini-habits to work on this month, I sat looking out the window at my desk. Not long ago, I moved the desk from the corner of the room to its current position...directly in front of the window. I wanted to be able to see outside while I studied or wrote. … Continue reading Going Outside…Finding Rest in Creation

August…New Month…New Challenges

For some reason I found it difficult to set goals and mini-habits actions for myself for this month. It would have been easy to just keep the same ones from the last few months. However, I would consider several of them as habits now so keeping them pretty much defeats the purpose of my work … Continue reading August…New Month…New Challenges