“Every time you hit the snooze button you are delaying your dreams 9 minutes at a time” – Mark Batterson I remember hearing older men talking about their inability to sleep in, and I would think, “not me! I’ve never had that problem!” If you would’ve tried to tell me that one day I would […]
It’s a new year with new possibilities, my favorite time of year. The way most people get excited about Christmas is the way I feel about a new year. The new ideas, goals, and possibility of change is invigorating.
2016 is coming to a close, which means it’s time to look ahead to 2017 and dream. Dreaming is fun. Everyone loves to imagine less weight, more muscles, less debt, or more money, and that’s what makes new years resolutions so exciting. The chance something we don’t like about yourself could change sends adrenaline through […]
Sometimes I’m upset and I don’t know why. Other times I’m upset and I think I know why. I’m learning for every negative emotion like anger, sadness, and depression, there’s a deeper reason hidden deep in my heart and the only way to discover it is to ask questions that make me dig for deeper answers. It’s […]
The African impala can jump ten feet high and thirty feet long. You might think zookeepers have a tough time keeping them contained at the zoo, but they don’t have to contain them because the Impala contains itself. Zookeepers simply place a three-foot wall in front of the Impala, and it won’t jump because it […]
I love to read. I would never have believed I would say that 15 years ago. When I graduated high school, I had never finished a book, scary I know. Now I ready 2-3 books per month. While I do occasionally dip into fiction novels, I spend most of my time reading the nonfiction genre.
Growing up, I would wake up on Saturdays to my brother watching the Bob Ross painting show. If you’ve ever seen Bob Ross paint you know how he worked. For the first 25 minutes, his canvas looked like a mess. He would take different colors and paint abstract shapes that didn’t look like anything, but […]
My husband recently wrote, 3 Things Every Husband Wishes He Could Say To His Wife, and the response was so overwhelming I felt I needed to chime in. You can read his article by clicking here. My favorite thing about his article is all the passionate conversations it started between spouses.
There’s an old joke about the difference between men, women, a husband and wife… A woman visited a store in New York City that offers free husbands. At the entrance, there are instructions posted that say:
“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill There is a scene I love in the movie, Remember the Titans. Based on a true story, a team of high school football players who were forced to desegregate schools, overcome adversity and win every game until the state championship.