I realized how much more I desired for each day than I’d previously imagined possible. With so much to live for, why not get busy?

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It started here: 20 Things the Rich Do Every Day, an article posted to Dave Ramsey’s website.  There was a big bru-ha-ha surrounding the article, enough so Dave amended a response.  Somewhere in there, Rachel Held Evans’ responded on CNN’s belief blog.  Then I happened upon a few twitter critiques comparing him to Joel Olsteen.  I […]

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Finally, I’ve finished revamping my new ABOUT page.  I’d hoped to have this done & ready to be unveiled with my relatively new blog revamp -more than a month ago- but…ya know… that would have taken a modern miracle.  In any case, here’s my new “about” page posted here for all my new readers and […]

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Today I started my new job as a Program Director for a local nonprofit.  It was fabulous.  There are many aspects of this position I know I’m going to love including getting to train several non-profit Boards in volunteer management & volunteer recruitment.  It’s amazingly up my alley.  Thank. You. God. So.  I guess Ima’ […]

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Last month I decided to make my very own set of personal commandments.  15 to be exact.  Via Audible, I listened to Gretchen Rubin’s Happier at Home (which is by far and away my most influential book of 2013 so far).  As soon as I finished, I re-listened then borrowed the hard copy from the […]

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In early December I started mulling over the one word I would focus on for 2013.  I haven’t done this an official way before though in this past year God was speaking to me so clearly through the idea of “making me new.” The idea that newness was coming gave me courage to push through, […]

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I did something so profoundly stupid I’m convinced it’s going to remain in the top 5 of the biggest regrets of my lifetime.  You’re probably giving me the benefit of the doubt, eh?  Your thinking I’m either A) being too hard on myself or B) that this giant mistake happened 8 years ago. Nope.  Not […]

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A few weeks after my Dad died, my brother called and said ‘I think there’s something you should have.’  It was a small wooden jewelry box with a scroll inside.  The scroll was wrapped in a shiny red rope.  Written on the scroll was a prayer to God about my Mother & I.  That box […]

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