communication, faith, Writing

The Gap

The gap between what I write and a who I am is narrow but sometimes I see it. Sometimes I see something about parenting, marriage, or even our little farm, so clearly when I write about it, but I have to practice hard to achieve it in my own life. Things like the pause -… Continue reading The Gap

faith, family, life, marriage, Writing

Choosing Purpose

When I was pregnant with my firstborn, more than 11 years ago, I developed the notion that we should live on purpose-- that we should step out and make things happen instead of always waiting for things to happen to us. Dave Ramsey says effective people make a dent in things, things don't make a… Continue reading Choosing Purpose

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Overwhelmed, Under-achieving, Vicious Cycle

If any of you are like me, sometimes you take on too much. It can be hard to say “no” to the never-ending requests for our time and attention. And, if you’re like me, you’ll find yourself worn and haggard at the end of each day (or even the middle). In case you missed the… Continue reading Overwhelmed, Under-achieving, Vicious Cycle