3 Ways to Go from Night Owl to Early Riser

3 Ways to Go from Night Owl to Early Riser

I suppose I’ve always been a morning person. Never a habitual snoozer. Early college classes didn’t bother me. Growing up, I heard phrases like “nothing good happens after midnight” and “bedtime is 10pm” over and over. Those pretty much stuck. Any random day you’re...
How to Consider Portions in a Life-Giving Way

How to Consider Portions in a Life-Giving Way

Have you ever considered the word portion? For some reason, I found myself chewing on this particular word lately and its impact on our choices and our outcomes. Consider – what portion of the day do you spend looking into a screen? What do the portions of your...
Three Ways Simplicity Serves Us Well

Three Ways Simplicity Serves Us Well

Simple. Simple serves us well. Simple reduces the number of decisions. Simple takes us back to the basics. Simple doesn’t mean a removal of effort but a removal of excess. Here are 3 ways simplicity serves us well, spiritually and physically: The simplicity of time in...
My Prayer That Changed Everything…

My Prayer That Changed Everything…

This week is our anniversary. #14. I shared in a long post the war in our marriage. Finally after lots of hard fought years, we rest and celebrate in the goodness only Christ offers. A hard marriage led me to Jesus. After years of living “Christian” on the outside, I...
Discovering Freedom in Fitness

Discovering Freedom in Fitness

During a trip to DC last year, we rode the subway several times. At times, the terminals were jam packed, the crowds swarming like a tide in and out of subway cars. One day, we rode to the World War II memorial and looked across the sprawling National Mall towards the...
My Little Secret for Making Today Count

My Little Secret for Making Today Count

Hey, hey, friends!! Can you believe June is knocking at our door? It’s been quite a year, huh?! Certainly not the one we may have counted on but one with many hidden gifts if I do say so myself! Here’s the thing…we can spend our time missing what was or spend it...