I dislike New Year’s resolutions. How many times have you made a resolution that ended in a fiery disaster? It is not your fault. Resolutions are a form of “cultural procrastination,” according to Timothy Pychyl a professor of psychology at Carleton University in Canada. Humans assume willpower is a character trait that you’re either bornContinue reading “Goals Not Resolutions”
Dear Friend No More, Sometimes I miss your face. I miss the history we share, the past that was just us. I miss the fun times with our children when people thought we were all one family. I miss the late night talks over wine and cheesecake. I miss the all day old movie marathonsContinue reading “Sometimes I Miss You”
God: I need you to do this thing. Me: (whining) There has to be someone more qualified than me to do this thing. God: No, you are the one. Me. (again…whining) but why? I don’t want to. God: You can choose not to do it, but the consequences are my choice. Me: ugh….(stomps foot) noContinue reading “Arguing with God- Pt 1”
It is easy to say, “I wish…” It is easy to dream, of things you want to accomplish or own. Life is about wishing and dreaming as much as it is about doing. The trick is to not stop at the wishing part and continue on to the doing part of the process.
I am so tired. I am tired of grand events, parties, drinking Mojito’s on the beach, shopping for the perfect pair of shoes, sitting in the cafe’ writing the next big thing, watching the sunset over Key West with my girls and…oh wait that is not my life. I go to work every day andContinue reading “Tired…so Tired”
Hey God, this thing…this life lesson thing. I am trying really. I am trying to do that forgiveness thing too. I am not doing a good job of it at all. I get mad still…ok, I get angry. It is not fair. It is not fair that those who did mean and bad things toContinue reading “It Gets Easier, Right? Wrong.”
Yes you, sitting there scrolling and scrolling down whatever social media is your time killer of choice. What are you doing with your time? Where is your life headed? Do you want to sit there day after day, hour after hour, looking at memes, reading whiny posts from your depressed friends who are sitting thereContinue reading “Hey you…”
Matthew 16: 24 Then Jesus said to his disciples, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must turn from your selfish ways, take up your cross, and follow me. What does it mean to “take up your cross and follow” Jesus, I asked sitting in a crowded Starbucks one quiet afternoon. YesContinue reading “Why I Write.”
and what I know for sure I am at the the beginning of the rest of my life, the start of the second half of my life on this planet. I have learned a lot over the years. Some things I learned the hard way. I never seem to take the easy road. Here areContinue reading “Me and Fifty Something…”
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