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Five Favorite Things

After a tough couple of weeks at home, tough posts on the blog, and just a bunch of yucky stuff on the news (side hug, anyone?), I am ready for some coffee talk. I need something light and airy today, how about you? I am taking a page out of Crystal Stine’s book–er, uh–her blog (her book is pretty awesome, too). It’s time for Five Favorite Things! Today we are going FIVE [Read more...]

Accountability Helps You Meet Goals

After much reading and soul-searching, I started 2015 with a list of goals. Dan Diamond recommends sharing goals with friends and family to increase your chances for meeting those goals. That is why I come back month after month to share my goals. I need the accountability. At the start of each month, I list out the steps I need to take in order to reach each goal.  I selected a few to focus [Read more...]

Keep Trying to Meet Your Goals

After much reading and soul-searching, I started 2015 with a list of goals. Research reveals that about 36% of goal-setters will abandon their goals by Jan 31. In an effort to encourage us along and keep me accountable, I continue to update on how I am doing with my goals. At the start of each month, I list out the steps I need to take to reach each goal.  I selected a few to focus on [Read more...]

Say What You Need to Say

Say What You Need to Say is part of an ongoing series, Portrait of a Godly Wife. Several years ago, a repeating scene played out at our home almost every week. My husband would ask if I minded if he played tennis. Being the godly, submissive wife, I almost always said yes. While he was away I would brew and stew about it. Didn’t he realize I needed time out? Didn’t he know that I needed him [Read more...]

Survey Says

Way back in the early 2000’s, back when I first joined Facebook (what did I do with my free time before then?!), surveys were a big deal. Remember answering all kinds of random questions, posting them in your notes, and tagging friends? So fun! So when I found a survey on Flower Patch Farm Girl, I just had to play along! You know what they say about imitation and flattery. Reading…The [Read more...]