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Pursuing Wellness

Have you ever considered the concept of wellness? The World Health Organization defines wellness as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity.” Stop and think about the diseases or infirmities that have captured the headlines […]

Three Questions to End the Year

Do you have the past twelve months etched in your mind? As the year comes to a close I have so many questions that I wish we could sit down and discuss. I would love to know your highlights and your struggles from 2020? How […]

5 Ways to be More Observant

“You’re not very observant.” my husband matter-of-factly declared. At first, it hurt my feelings. Then I began to notice details I hadn’t seen before. How long have I lived with unfocused eyes? My overwhelmed, just-get-it-done, to-do list following lifestyle damaged my view of the world […]

How to Savor the Journey

May I be honest with you? As I’m typing, all I see is my broken nail. I’m not upset over it. Just slightly annoyed by it. It feels like a symbol for this season of my life. It’s not what I planned, but it is […]

The Reason I Am Grateful Is

Did you know that it’s possible to practice being grateful? For some of us being thankful isn’t our natural response to life’s events.  Many years ago I started listing three things that I was grateful for at the end of each day.  In the beginning, […]

What’s in Your Smoothie?

Have you ever had a green smoothie? I didn’t think I would like them as much as I do!  For the past month I’ve had one everyday.  One of the benefits for me is that I don’t have to think about what to make for […]

Tasted Like

The house of Israel named the substance manna.  It resembled coriander seed, was white,  and tasted like wafers made with honey.  Exodus 16:31   There’s a hidden danger in the words, “tasted like”. Our brains immediately insert the word `exactly` between tasted and like. Often […]