ANNOUNCING: Special Early Christmas Gift

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: I am thrilled and so thankful to make this announcement about an extra special early Christmas gift: My third granddaughter was born on December 15th, at 8:30am and weighed in at 8 lbs. 4 oz., and measured 21.5 inches long. And of course, she’s adorable!   Me with my beautiful new granddaughter, Lillianna […]

Ditch Negative Thinking to Pursue Your Purpose

Sometimes we can only truly pursue our purpose in life by first *Ditching Negative Thinking.* If we allow our minds to constantly dwell on all things negative, it actually creates a toxic environment for us emotionally, mentally, spiritually–and can even adversely affect us physically.     It’s easy to see from this quote how negative […]

Considering Risk vs. Reward – Looking Before You Leap!

One of my husband’s favorite expressions is “Risk versus Reward.” In other words, ponder all the consequences and determine if the reward of a decision is worth the risk. Sometimes it IS –and sometimes it certainly is NOT! I thought I would combine two writing prompts from past blogging challenges in this post and address […]

Is Procrastination Dangerous? It CAN Be!

Have you ever considered that procrastination can be DANGEROUS??  We actually do  expose ourselves to harm when we procrastinate. I’m not necessarily talking about how neglecting or delaying doing something can be bad for our health or place us in the path of danger, although those are worth consideration. I’m referring to things less obvious. […]

Pulling Down Strongholds to Overcome Procrastination

Self-disclosure: One of my ongoing struggles in life is procrastination. It’s not even intentional, most of the time. Actually, it’s a combination of procrastination and distraction, all encompassed within a big thick cloud of brain fog.   For those of us who have struggled/continue to struggle with procrastination…   WHY is it so difficult to […]

You Are NOT Too Old to Learn!

As a lifelong learner myself, and an education professional within a month or two of having my Doctor of Education degree (at the age of 58 – turning 59 in March 2017!), I can state emphatically you are NOT too old to learn!  Especially with the prevalence of online learning, the pursuit of higher education […]

Cyber Monday Special Good Through December 10

I know it’s past Cyber Monday–but I have a special to offer anyone looking for handmade customized gifts!  Cyber Monday and the next couple weeks offer an opportunity to shop online AND advertise my own online special. Let me tell you more about my OTHER home-based business, in addition to my freelance business. It is […]