Attention to What Matters

Typically everything in moderation is my motto and practice, but unfortunately not when it comes to paying attention. Too often, my left-brained nature takes over and details overwhelm. I end up paying attention to way too much and miss what’s important. Later, I cannot remember or regret what was missed while multitasking. And the holiday …

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Holiday Loves & Lapses

Gooey cinnamon rolls and breads, chewy chocolate Christmas cookies, savory Thanksgiving stuffing and relaxing by the fire with loved ones are just a few of my holiday loves. Just thinking about all of these makes me wish for an early snowfall. At the same time, I don’t want holiday indulgences to create New Year regrets. …

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Choose Conscious over Convenience

Pumpkin spice, chilly nights, and tailgate bites-yes autumn has arrived in all its glory. The calendar turns to October and suddenly the holidays loom. Autumn winds shift and additional commitments and pounds accumulate like layers on a caramel apple. Soon, a new year dawns and we regret our wellness choices from months earlier. Don’t you …

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Run your Race!

…let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. ~Hebrews 12:1 “Mom, you should run a marathon.” I almost spit out my water in laughter. I HATE running but with a big …

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It’s All About the But

What is God calling you to do? Whether it’s this holiday season, next year or this very moment, what is it? I used to think only professional church workers (of which I am not) got ‘calls’ to officially serve God. But, that’s not always  the case. We all are called to do something and live …

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