Good Gift Giving

Good Gift Giving

As a former professional organizer, it was common to see an over-abundance of stuff in people’s homes. Something that always surprised me though was all of the wasted gifts that I saw over the years. I can remember a junk drawer full of gift cards given to someone who...

The Power of Fasting

The Power of Fasting

Several years ago my daughter mentioned reading a book on Fasting and immediately I was curious. It all began as a spiritual journey to achieve breakthrough and definitely still is, but I have gained even more than I could have anticipated. Fasting has changed my...

You Choose

You Choose

Many people struggle with comparison, myself included. Fortunately, not all comparison is negative. There are two types -  temporal and social. Social is when we compare ourselves to others and this is often accompanied with envy, pride, or feelings of inadequacy....

Think on These Things

Think on These Things

At one point in my life, I was missing out on the importance of self-reflection time.  I was busy with everyday stuff - and just living one day at a time. It’s easy to do. But in the past few years, I have discovered that reflection time is essential in my life. It’s...

See The Need

See The Need

 See the need is a concept I first heard from my daughter who was grateful that her mother-in-law had said this to her son over the years. From the moment I heard it I loved it and have strived to make it a part of my everyday thinking. I enjoy looking for...

Impactful and Influential

Impactful and Influential

Several years ago I starting thinking about people whose lives had made a positive impression on mine. I created an impactful-influential list, first in my head and then on paper. It’s simply a list of people’s names who have made me a better...