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Getting Your Own Life While Loving the People In It

I see you…

the overwhelmed daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother who longs to have your turn at life, unearth and live your purpose, and feel alive and in love instead of just busy.

And I write for you.

I share stories about getting your own life while loving the people in it, which means we

  • Live our lives by finding our purpose and finding time to nurture it.
  • Honor our emotions by getting in touch with how we feel, dealing with difficult emotions, and delighting in pleasant ones.
  • Show up for relationships by caring about our people without trying to control them.

I’m inspired by the words of 20th century thought leader Howard Thurman,

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”

I hope you’ll hang around, sign up for my blog posts and newsletter, and share your thoughts so we’ll learn from each other.

In This Together,

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My 100-Day Plan, Day 9: Don’t Get Busy

“Busyness is the enemy of spirituality. It is essentially laziness. It is doing the easy thing instead of the hard thing. It is filling our time with our own actions instead of paying attention to God’s actions. It is taking charge.” Eugene Peterson As soon as “discipline” came to mind for 2021’s word of the year, so did “get busy.”  I...

My 100-Day Plan, Day 8: Back to the Basics

The Mayflower Compact begins, “In the name of God, Amen.”  The compact was the first governing document of Plymouth Colony, signed unanimously in 1620 by the Puritans, merchants, and adventurers while still aboard the boat.  Until I tuned into Kirk Cameron’s American Campfire Revival on Facebook, all that came to mind when I heard...

My 100-Day Plan, Day 7: Resistance Is The Devil

“The more important a call or action is to our soul’s evolution, the more Resistance we will feel toward pursuing it.” Steven Pressfield, author of The War of Art: Break Though the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles Since discipline is good for us, and we all know it is, why resist it with such fury?  My guess is we resist...

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