Showing posts from January, 2013

Intentional Living: Getting the ball rolling in my right direction

You groped your way through that murk once, but no longer. You’re out in the open now. The bright light of Christ makes your way plain. So no more stumbling around. Get on with it! The good, the right, the true—these are the actions appropriate for daylight hours. Figure out what will please Christ, and then do it. Ephesians 5:8-10 (The Message)

I celebrated my birthday just recently, 41. I should point out to those of you who are not so enthusiastic about aging, I stopped freaking out about my age somewhere around 28 or 29. I have been encouraged and mentored to understand and embrace that age is simply a number, and I choose to embrace it rather than fear it! I had a wonderful surprise from a dear friend in the gift of a spa day and it was truly something I needed. Not only was it something I had needed to do for a long time, because let’s face it: most of us women, wives, mothers, tend to do more for others first and doing anything for ourselves comes secondary. I can’t even…

A little inspiration...please!

Illness has knocked me out for the past week or so, but I am slowly climbing back on the horse and riding my life journey one day at a time in this new year. Rough entry, but I am kicking it as best I can after the respiratory crud beast hit our home. It is a new year, new promises, new adventures, new goals to attain. How will the majority of us approach it and enter it? I am hoping we all take a few steps back and get a nice running start, because the fact is it ain’t gonna be easy. The majority of us are facing what seems to be overwhelming odds and the state of our economy is no help. We aren’t making much more than we were in 2012, and for most of us those raises we got that go into effect this year, are pretty much gone thanks to what’s happening with our government and the decisions they are making supposedly in our best interest. A lot of us are facing unemployment today or with prospects limited in the job market we are facing underemployment in a job we didn’t want to…