I THINK YOU’RE READY

The Final Practical Step for a Productive Year. Part 5. A fresh start looks and feels different for everyone and should not be taken lightly, because our whole new year is at stake. But creating a plan for the best does not have to be difficult.

Write the Vision Anew in 2022

“Why, God?… I know You see this mess so what are You going to do about it, and why haven’t You done it already?” (more of Leah’s paraphrasing)

Are You Really Ready for 2022? Part 3

A fresh start looks and feels different for everyone and should not be taken lightly, because our whole new year is at stake. But creating a plan for the best does not have to be difficult.

Are You Really Ready for 2022? Part 2

A fresh start looks and feels different for everyone and should not be taken lightly, because our whole new year is at stake. But creating a plan for the best does not have to be difficult.

Are You Really Ready for 2022? Part 2

Another Practical Step for a Productive New Year December 30, 2021 Okay, yesterday was a lot. I did my annual review of 2021, as I promised. The process took less than an hour but led to other steps that I want to share with you now. After the Annual Review If you did your review,Continue reading “Are You Really Ready for 2022? Part 2”

Serve

Last fall, my small group of primary caregivers—Shining Lights—adopted a local nursing home as a service project. Each year, the Pastor asks all group leaders to consider providing an act of kindness to the community. Many groups choose to partner with the church’s SERVE projects to clean up around an elementary school or at one of our local partners’ outreach locations.

Short and Sweet Inspiration #5

October Blues: Conquer the fear that lurks near the end of the year. My dearest reader, The final stretch for the year is here.  We can see the finish line, the white ribbon stretched across the track, and either we will fly through it and take hold of the prize at the end, or we canContinue reading “Short and Sweet Inspiration #5”

Love at a Wedding: Love Letter #1

Dear Reader, A wedding has to be the worst place to meet your true love. But somewhere in between the minister’s prayers, the elated couple standing at the altar reciting their vows and the candlelight flickering all over the sanctuary, a girl’s heart softens. At least mine did on a crisp fall afternoon while witnessingContinue reading “Love at a Wedding: Love Letter #1”

The Real Deal

After a month, or so, of computer issues–ARGH!!! (I’m giving y’all my best pirate imitation)–I am back with a new love letter. It is the fourth in my season of scripting short stories about love. My prayer is that I will consistently practice writing flash and micro-fiction while completing the final edits to my debutContinue reading “The Real Deal”

Why Fight?

I HAD to create a word image out of this Joel Osteen quote! 🔥 To remind myself: “We fight too many battles that don’t matter. If a battle is not between you and your destiny, it’s a distraction. It’s the enemy trying to lure you off course when a new level is waiting for you.”Continue reading “Why Fight?”