Nowhere does it say goals need to be set in January. In fact, it's never too late to set goals. After all, today is the first day of the rest of your life. I spent some time this weekend reviewing my writing accomplishments from the past year and made some goals for 2019. What… Continue reading Writing Goals
For years I have searched high and low for the perfect planner, as well as the perfect handbag. I've found the planner, the handbag I'm still on the hunt for. As you can probably tell, I'm huge into organization and these two tools are all about making my life so much easier and, well, organized.… Continue reading I Found It!
It's Sunday, April 1st, as I write this. I saw (or at least noticed) my first Robin today. Watched a squirrel busily building his home. And got all settled into my virtual cabin with my awesome cabin mates at Camp NaNo. It's off to the races. Additional family plans have been added to my calendar… Continue reading Camping and Writing
As the New Year approaches--much too quickly, I must add--I've been preparing for, and contemplating, my one word for 2018. My One Word is an experiment developed by Mike Ashcraft and Rachel Olsen to help people get past the disappointment of not being able to keep News Years Resolutions. I used to be one of… Continue reading My One Word
Why does something that’s so healthy, so good, so necessary, elicit such enormous fear? In fact, the only certainty in life is change, and while comfort typically accompanies certainty, that's not so when it involves change. In reality, the beauty of it is we have the power to determine what changes we make, changes that… Continue reading The Miracle of Change
I've come to realize--again--that I'm not super-human and have conceded to the fact that I need to prioritize my life a bit. I'm confidant I'm not alone in that I tend to keep taking on more and more, often without realizing it, until life becomes a little bit of everything done somewhat well and nothing done well. There's… Continue reading Prioritizing Priorities
The Journey Remember when you were a kid and road trips seemed to last forever? I used to sound like a broken record as I asked my parents "How much longer 'till we're therrrre?" Complete with all the drama I could muster. And as the years passed, I eagerly awaited each milestone. "I can't wait 'till… Continue reading “J” is for…
"We need to find God, and He cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence: see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls." -Mother Teresa… Continue reading Silence – Part 1