So this summer I've been more quiet on social media. Less prone to speak here, on my blog. I've taken a break without really choosing too. As a result, I missed daughter’s day. Oh and a ton of other "days" on social media. Here's the reality, I've been present in face to face communication, I've… Continue reading The “Days” of Our Lives
For me the definition of HOPE rests in the belief of a time when love not hate will be the norm.
I posted this on my Facebook page Reclaim a Life of Joy over the weekend. I thought it deserved a space here too. ⇒⇒ I’m reading Live Big, Be Well by Winn Collier again. This is the second time I've read it. Each time I have found nuggets of wisdom, some new, some just coming into clarity. Today… Continue reading Our Work and Focus
I started my day reading an article suggested on a friend's FB feed about workism in America. Thank you Professor Green it was thought provoking. You can read it here: https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/02/religion-workism-making-americans-miserable/583441/?fbclid=IwAR1a1ia7VBSFVywrNIVr4tmQK-jetsfl1Z581rxfQmHY-1qqVfYl6D7Ni84 One thing I've struggled with most of my life is letting go. Letting go of people, places, things, and jobs. My work as an… Continue reading Workism: Enough is Enough
Two questions I despise… “Where do you plan to be in your ___________ (fill in the blank) in five years?” and the ever intimidating “What positives have come out of your current situation?” This latter question seems to be asked when your life has fallen to hell! I‘m never sure what people expect you to… Continue reading Where is your Focus?
I was struck by the Lectionary reading for this past Sunday in Philippians 4. If you are not familiar with the lectionary or the liturgical reading of the bible you can learn more here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lectionary its more than just a Christian calendar, it was first used in Judaic worship. Philippians 4:4-7 “Rejoice in the Lord always;… Continue reading The Holidays?
This bean vine is ugly, has been since July, and I didn’t pull it because my mother in law once told me: “if they are still flowering leave them be. They will produce when their ready, even ugly things bear fruit.” Lately I’ve been feeling like this vine looks, tired, useless, brown, and used up.… Continue reading Ugly Vines