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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 House?

Elisha asked her, “what can I do for you? Tell me, what do you have in the house?”  She said, “Your servant has nothing in the house except a jar of oil.”  2 Kings 4:2 CSB    Tell me, dear friend, what do you have […]

Come and See

He said to them, “Come and see.” They came and saw where He was staying, and remained with Him that day (now it was about the tenth hour). John 1:39 NKJV I love the sense of wonder and excitement embodied within the come and see […]

3 R’s of Forming a Habit

Reminder. Routine. Reward. I’m discovering that each habit begins with some type of cue that leads to performing an action that results in a desired benefit. For example my morning alarm sounds and I reach for my phone to turn it off. I check for […]