I’m Guilty

  If I sat down and listed all the things I do wrong, I probably wouldn’t finish until the day I died. I guess I’m a pretty critical, judgmental person. There.  I’ve said it.  I am;  I’m judgmental and overly critical. A lot. The thing is, I’m usually overly judgmental and critical of ME. (Perks…

Monday Mondays 9.21.15

  This past week we did something we have rarely done over the course of our lives – gone to the fair!  Above and beyond that… we even entered something in the fair, and came away with ribbons!  WooHoo! In April, we bought a couple working hives of bees, and more or less on a…

Monday Mondays – Goodbye Summer

What exactly are the dog days of summer?  Are they gone already?  I don’t know about where you live, but fall showed up this past weekend.  As I sit here in my sweat pants, hoodie and a blanket on my lap, I welcome the heat from my laptop on my lap.  Strange, when just two…

Why Foundations Matter

Somewhere, buried in the foundational concrete in our home, is a shoebox size Rubbermaid container. And in that container is a Bible. And highlighted in the Bible are these verses:  “Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain…

Making Room For Stillness

A few months ago, I started using a bullet journal in a bid to reorganize my time.  Before, as a stay-at-home homeschool mom, I was in a pretty good rhythm as far as my time management skills were concerned. Once I started working, even though it was very part-time, my well-crafted schedule seemed to implode.…