Who Is REALLY in Control in Your Life?

Who Is REALLY in Control in Your Life?

Sometimes Trying to Remain in Control Makes Us Lose Control     Yes, I have experienced this for nearly the whole month of January. Other obligations and circumstances kept taking over, regardless of my attempts to control and redirect them. The result, I confess, was a less than pleasant attitude, and very little activity here on my blog, which is likely obvious to those who visit frequently and/or who subscribe to this blog. Trying continually to grasp and control something…

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Just One of THOSE Days

Just One of THOSE Days

  How to Manage THOSE Days     Friday is here again! I know this means more to people who work regular Monday to Friday jobs “out there” than it does for people like me who work from home. All my days tend to blend together, but Friday does mean the end of my hubby’s work week and I look forward to him being home for the weekend and being able to spend more time together.   Today is also…

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Reflecting on Baby Steps and Small Beginnings

Reflecting on Baby Steps and Small Beginnings

Baby Steps & Small Beginnings   Have you ever pondered if those baby steps or small beginnings in your life will ever amount to anything? Whether it’s a personal goal or business venture, starting off  s  l  o  w  l  y  can sometimes be really discouraging. That’s when I think about how I’ve watched my own children (and now my grandchildren) learn to walk. My almost 13-month-old granddaughter Lilly is just at that stage, taking those first tottering, uncertain steps…

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Pairing Change and Growth with Thoughts and Actions

Pairing Change and Growth with Thoughts and Actions

  ~~ Change and Growth ~~ –> Thoughts and Actions <–     I’m browsing past posts  and selecting some that seem relevant to share again as we enter the first month of this new year. I hope this one speaks to you and proves helpful and encouraging!     I am thankful when change leads to growth! It’s not always pleasant–think “growing pains“–but ultimately, growth is better than NO growth! We may often say we wish a baby or…

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Belated Happy 2018 – Time to Drop Those Burdens from 2017!

Belated Happy 2018 – Time to Drop Those Burdens from 2017!

Belated Happy New Year 2018 … Don’t Carry Your 2017 Burdens into 2018!     Phew, I’ve been away for awhile, dealing with illness and other obligations, and THEN the holidays! Please pardon my absence, especially those who read and subscribe to my blog! I’m working toward getting back into blogging now and hope to pick up the pace as this first month of 2018 progresses. I do hope you all enjoyed the holidays and I hope you are ready…

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Happy December 1st – and Lessons in Gratitude Following the Historic Super Storm in Maine

Happy December 1st – and Lessons in Gratitude Following the Historic Super Storm in Maine

HAPPY DECEMBER 1st! LESSONS IN GRATITUDE!!     Happy December 1st! Can you believe it’s already here? The first day of December – the last month of 2017! If you have followed my blog for long or receive my posts by email, you know I usually try to post daily…yet over a month has passed since my last post here! Here’s what happened since I last posted… Ironically, my last post was about tackling priorities (check it out if you…

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