Living Life according to a Checklist….


There is a thought forming in my brain.  A thought that I am afraid may have a significant amount of truth to it.  But, let me give you some background – before Baby Girl‘s arrival, taking a time out used to be so easy for me.  In fact, I preferred it because I was too… Continue reading Living Life according to a Checklist….

Why I want to continue on my gratitude journey…


I’ve – several times – over the last couple of years have completed a number of gratitude challenges – the 21 day challenge, the 30 day challenge, the marriage challenge, all challenging us to think of new things to be grateful for.  But, I am realising two things: You can’t do a gratitude challenge for 21 days… Continue reading Why I want to continue on my gratitude journey…

Gratitude – Day 20


There is much to be grateful for.  And I am enjoying doing this 21 day challenge, because it has helped me to focus my mind and it has helped me to be intentional about what I am thinking about.  Perhaps you, too, should try this challenge and start reaping the rewards.  Even if you have… Continue reading Gratitude – Day 20

Gratitude – Day 19


I don’t feel so great today.  I feel like a lousy wife and mother, and as hard as I try, making changes to my heart and mind is probably the most difficult journey one can go on.  Choosing to think differently about life, marriage, motherhood, etc, is not easy.  Constantly there are situations around you that… Continue reading Gratitude – Day 19

Gratitude – Day 17


Thank you Lord Jesus for my many blessings. John 17:10 NIV 10 All I have is yours, and all you have is mine. And glory has come to me through them. Today, I am grateful for: Some lovely sunny weather – more rain to come, apparently, but for now we can enjoy some some sun.  How lovely.… Continue reading Gratitude – Day 17