Dare To Find Time?

Repetition is how you build muscle and move yourself forward a step at a time~Lisa Nichols   I agreed to run a 5K with my mom. Momma has been training the past few months with friends from her office.  Tonight she asked, "Are you still going to do the race with me?", " I have your form and I'll pay the entry fee".  Well I can't back out now, even if I wanted to besides, it's my mom. She is running for the inspiration of it all .  For a … [Read more...]

#SayWhat: The Broken Air Conditioner

You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart~Jeremiah 29:13   So if you have been watching the weather down south you will know that my little neck of the woods has experienced a great deal of rain...like rain every day rain. So we have a few days of low 90 degree weather and then day upon day of thunderstorms. It is still summer, so the heat is always close behind the rain. Well last week, my AC went out and we … [Read more...]

My Favorite Spiritual Vitamins

My Favorite Spiritual Vitamins

Be on guard.  Stand firm in the faith.  Be courageous.  Be Strong.  ~1 Corinthians 16:13 Vitamins are all the rage in my office.  We are all forty+ and are looking for ways to stay vibrant, be energetic, and hold off old age.   From Biotin to B12, we are all on some sort of supplements.  On a positive note, we are encouraging one another to not allow our health to decline because of neglect. This week of study at P31OBS we are looking at the … [Read more...]

Not My Goliath

Not My Goliath

God provides us with what is needed to face the Goliaths in our lives   Like many busy women, I had allowed stress to be my friend.  My friend Stress showed up everywhere.  She sometimes was at my breakfast table and very rarely missed an evening appearance at my house.  Weekly she was on my job appearing at some of the craziest times and certainly partnered with Change anytime organizational policies, people, or procedures needed … [Read more...]

#Blessed

But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. ~Matt 6:33   I've been thinking about what I need to let go of in order to experience more peace and calm in my life. As I've been reflecting, my mind always goes back to my old way of thinking which is " I can do it all".  If this past year has taught me anything, I've learned that this statement is not true and that if I want what is … [Read more...]

25,000 Mornings: Ancient Wisdom for a Modern Life

25,000 Mornings: Ancient Wisdom for a Modern Life

    Award-winning author of Keepers of the Testimony and Smooth Stones & Promises Fay Rowe's third book and first devotional, 25,000 Mornings, offers up daily portions of ancient, Biblical wisdom.  Meant to be encouraging and amusing, this devotional is perfect to through in your purse or workbag for quick moments of inspiration. Time stands still for no one. In the hustle and bustle of life how often do we crowd out God’s … [Read more...]

Rest From E.G.O.: (Edging God Out)

Rest From E.G.O.: (Edging God Out)

Rest In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength. ~ Isaiah 30:15b (NIV)     Some days my "to-do" list is at least a mile long and I need to rest my mind and my body.  As I've reflected on the scripture, introducing my post, I've thought of all the times that I allowed my E.G.O. to dominate and control my life.  I know when my stress has gotten the best of me.  I begin to feel threatened, my … [Read more...]

The Purpose of The Broken Dryer

The Purpose of The Broken Dryer

Psalm 107:19 Then they cried to the Lord in their troubles and he saved them in their distress. The Thursday before Easter, as I was waiting to pull my last load of laudry out for the night.  We were going out of town so the need for clean clothes rose high on my list.  I was standing in my laundry room and had a thought "  Wow, we've gotten such good use out of this dryer, I hope it doesn't put us down anytime soon."  No less than ten minutes … [Read more...]

My Journey to Stress Less Living

My Journey to Stress Less Living

  I sought the Lord and he answered me.  He delivered me from all my fears. Those who look to him are radiant; their faces are never covered with shame--Psalm 34:4-5 I have made the decision to lay my burdens down once and for all and do something about the stress that has crowded into my heart and overwhelmed my daily life.  My stress shows up and looks like anxiety,  fear, and worry.  I have to speak powerful words of wisdom and … [Read more...]

Recognizing the “Hidden Agenda”

  This group of professionals look innocent enough.  They are all willing to work together to solve their organizations latest challenges...right? Not so fast, don't be quick to think that because they all look like they are working together that is what is actually happening.   For pretend purposes, let's say that two of them have hidden agendas. What is a hidden agenda?  Well an agenda is a written or sometimes verbal record of what … [Read more...]