Category Archives: Goals

Are you secure in who you are?

“Only secure people can serve. Insecure people are always worrying about how they appear to others. They fear exposure of their weaknesses and hide beneath layers of protective pride and pretensions. The more insecure you are, the more you will … Continue reading

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Whole30 – Day 17

So as I mentioned before, Whole30 is a whole new experience for me. And why did we chose to do this over EASTER??? Can you say crazy?? Whole30 – Day 17 (or, my first 2 weeks on whole30) If you … Continue reading

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Whole30 What?

No Dairy. No Grains. No Alcohol. No Legumes. No Sugar. No preservatives. No Carrageenan, MSG, and Sulfites.  30 days. What was I thinking?? And what were my Whole30 expectations?? For anyone reading this who isn’t familiar with the Whole30, visit … Continue reading

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Sunrise in Maine

Somewhat Wordless Wednesday Returns:

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Why this?

This is not the start of some pithy meaningful post about the brevity of life. This is actually a question about personal motivation. Why do you do what you do? Why do you make the choices you make? Why do … Continue reading

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The evils of electronics

I have read quite a few posts about the evils of electronics. I have sat through innumerable conversations about electronic appliances stealing our children’s youth. I have listened to parents express concern about the use of phones and electronics. I … Continue reading

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Cheering for Cookies

I knew that I was REALLY good at selling Girl Scout cookies, but I always shuddered to think that I could be good at sales. When I took those personality profiles, I took them twice because one of my career … Continue reading

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I can see for miles and miles

I don’t live near any family. And as much as I love the family I have, living apart doesn’t allow us to have the mundane experiences that build relationships. Close, to me, is picking up the phone frequently and asking … Continue reading

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Words

Connect. My word of the year. I was inspired to choose this word and make it my purpose. To make better connections with people. To reach out to others, to listen to others, and to get to know others more … Continue reading

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Coloring Books, Sponges and Kids

“Children aren’t coloring books.                                                                         … Continue reading

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