Each year I have a “Word of the Year” that I try live up to and learn from for that year. I have been doing this for the last couple of years, and then this year… nothing. Nada… Zilch… Nil… Nothing… And then I got tired. And I realised that I was so eager to… Continue reading Wait for the Lord!
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….
How to pray: I have been praying for a long, long time for four things: For God to protect and nurture and bless my marriage. To have financially prosperity. To be slim, fit, trim and healthy. To look after, and guide, Baby Girl through life – to parent her and love her where hubby and… Continue reading How to pray!
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…
Today I am grateful for: That my husband has truly stuck around – even when he is unhappy. For my little girl who is the biggest blessing that I could ever have imagined. For my home – that kept us safe and warm in a very intense storm last night. For my God – who… Continue reading Gratitude – Day 21
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
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