Month: November 2019

  • It’s Time to Hunt My Gratitude Repair Kit

    My ’tude has a leak—not the inner-tube on a car tire…my gratitude. I’m an optimistic person—a big dreamer whose great expectations sometimes leave my husband scratching his head. Also I’m big on saying “thank you” for the smallest gesture of kindness. A slow leak But lately I’ve noticed a slow leak in the ’tude. A […]

  • Encouragement from My Own Random Ramblings

    Encouragement often comes from unexpected places—even my own random ramblings! Skimming old journal notes, I found my faith bolstered and my Christ-perspective strengthened. Lord, my life is in your hands. King David got it right. “In thine hand is power and might, and in thine hand it is to make great, and to give strength […]

  • Who’s CEO of Your Life?

    Once there was a woman who owned her own business, but the responsibility of running it proved quite an undertaking. “This is too much for me,” she said. “I need someone to run the business.” Finding a capable person, she made him president. “I have full confidence in your ability,” she said. “I’m leaving everything […]

  • A Weariness List…the Pros and Cons

    Have you ever made a weariness list? I did that once. Feeling overwhelmed, I decided to list all my circumstances to identify the cause of my weariness. You know what weariness is. Exhaustion. Disillusionment. These culprits immobilize us. We want to sit down and stay there—if only we could. But commitments and challenges keep us […]