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