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A Pact Against Perfectionism

“You can be the ripest, juiciest peach in the world, and there is still going to be somebody who hates peaches.” – Dita Von Teese… 494 more words



Often, I start my day as a major grump, a total grouch, or a generally unhappy person.  I go through my morning routine like a grumbly recluse, hoping that no one says anything to me – for both of our sakes.  632 more words


Just Say NO!

Why are we so busy? I’m convinced it’s because we subconsciously want to be (and then want to complain about it too). We see ‘busy’ as a sign of importance. 491 more words

Saying No

December 18, 2014

Luke 1:37-38 “For nothing is impossible with God.”
“I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May it be to me as you have said.” Then the angel left her. 541 more words


Balancing Advent

 This is what I found this morning as I entered the kitchen. I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry. It’s been that kind of Advent. 346 more words

Chocolate Chip Cookies, Boogers, and Board Books: An Honest Inside Look at the Life of a Working Mom

Let me paint you the scene. It’s midnight. I just finished baking Nutella stuffed chocolate chip cookies. I’m in charge of our “connecting activity” for work tomorrow and I have carefully planned five “Minute to Win It” games. 984 more words


Don't Be Proud of Your Busyness

Picture this. You walk into a corporate office, a maze of cubicles and conference rooms. In the middle of a Tuesday afternoon, the cubicles are full of gravely serious employees, staring at balance sheets and engaged in low-toned telephone conversations. 1,041 more words