So what do you do to stay on top of it all when you are emotionally burned out? To be accomplished, and courageous, and resilient in any situation I use these simple strategies!
Are you finding yourself in your jogger pants a lot more in this season? Are you about to lose it with the kids? I know you love them but 24/7 with just the four walls of your home weeks on end can start to feel closed in. A panic starts to set in...What can you [...]
I'm sitting outside on our front walkway as the kids swing away in their hammocks. The sun is high, warm, inviting, and the wind is whistling through the trees. Sure, there is a yellow dusting of pollen everywhere and I might have to take a Claritin, but it's not going to rob me of the [...]
The topic of rest and a day off was just discussed a few short months ago in our small group. It is amazing to me how many people loved the concept of taking a longer more initial break and then as a whole everyone everywhere was forced to do so! In our season of social [...]
This past winter I went through my traditional winter blues. I craved comfort food, extra sleep, and movies. When this happens I know I need personal intervention. But how? How do you pull yourself out of a slump when you just don't feel like it? I have learned that part of this for me is [...]
Dear Kids, We have been praying for you and over you since before you were born. This collection of words that I am about to share are some of the prayers we have prayed and continue to pray over you on an ongoing basis. I am sharing this so that you and others will know [...]
Isn't living simple supposed to be...easy? The dictionary says "simple" means straight forward, uncomplicated, and effortless. Yet, what I have come to realize is that being intentional about a simplified life takes Herculean effort, has lots of complications, and is definitely not easily understood in a world of more, excess, and maxing out on everything. [...]