21 Ideas For Becoming A Better Person in 2015

Nearing the end of another year. Crazy, right? 2015? No way! I keep thinking the previous decade was the ’90s. I’m not one for making New Year’s Resolutions. Actually, I can’t ever remember making one. But I do ponder over the previous year and think about the year to come. Like everyone, I hope forContinue Reading

The First Step To A Better Life

Does your life need an overhaul? Are you dissatisfied with your life? Are you interested in personal growth? Living a better story requires one very important step. Take responsibility. Accepting responsibility for your life… …is the first step that needs to be taken in order to improve your life. The choices that you’ve made inContinue Reading

The Importance of Hope In Your Life

We often lose things. Some may be little things like keys, wallets and homework. Those small things that when they are lost become irritants in our lives. We have to get new keys made, deal with the DMV and try to get the teacher to believe the dog ate our homework.  We can lose importantContinue Reading

5 More Reasons Why You Matter

I wrote a post a while back on 5 Reasons Why You Matter. You matter because: You are valuable to God You have something you can teach to others You can help others You have the capacity to love You have the ability to influence others Each one of us matters in eyes of God.Continue Reading

The 4 Areas Of Your Life That Need Renewal

Every day is an opportunity to renew ourselves. In order to experience growth and maintain a healthy well-being we need to be able to renew and refresh. The world tells us to go, go, go. We feel important when we’re needed and always on the move. When I talk to people I often get theContinue Reading

The Mindset You Need In Order To Succeed

We all have a mindset. A mindset is a mental attitude or disposition that determines how you will interpret or respond to situations. If you are at all interested in living a better story, you need to know which mindset you have. There are two types, so it shouldn’t be too difficult to identify whereContinue Reading

Are You Waiting for Someday?

Someday. We’ve all said it. Someday I’m gonna take that trip. Someday I’m gonna make that Pinterest project. Someday I’m gonna paint that closet. There just isn’t time in life to do everything. We have to pick and choose how we spend our time. That means some things will get put off for ‘someday’. ***Continue Reading

Don’t Feed Self-Doubt (Writing Contest Entry)

I am participating in the ‘Writing Contest: Overcoming Writer’s Doubt’ held by Positive Writer. – See more at: http://positivewriter.com/writing-contest-doubt/#sthash.zpj3nsQv.dpuf I am participating in the ‘Writing Contest: Overcoming Writer’s Doubt’ held by Positive Writer. – See more at: http://positivewriter.com/writing-contest-doubt/#sthash.zpj3nsQv.dpuf I am participating in the ‘Writing Contest: Overcoming Writer’s Doubt’ held by Positive Writer. The following isContinue Reading

The Most Important Thing You Can Do To Overcome Fear

I’m taking a writing course called Tribe Writers. I went through much of it last summer, but school started and I didn’t finish. Now that summer has rolled around again, I am coming back to it. The first post I wrote for this site was on fear. At the time, I was somewhat afraid ofContinue Reading

“I Like My Legs,” She Said. Can We Say the Same?

“I like my legs,” my 10 year old daughter confidently proclaimed while we were on a walk. “They’re smoother and softer than everyone else’s.” Now I’m not sure how she came to the conclusion that her legs rank highest in the smoothest and softest category. But it really doesn’t matter. She believes them to beContinue Reading