Is anyone else like me? Does anyone else say 'yes' to things that you don't want to say 'yes' to because you feel guilty or obligated... or even just because you don't want to be the person who says no? Sometimes I wonder if I even know how to say 'no.' Why do I do … Continue reading Too much yes?
I read something today that struck me straight in the forehead with perspective and I just had to share it... Beth Moore wrote in her most recent bible study entitled, 'Quest:' "Faith knows that, when you wrestle with God, if you'll hang on long enough, the blessing will come. Sometimes we just let go too … Continue reading Too soon
One of my favorite things to gain perspective on is 'busy-ness.' And so even though I've talked about it here before, I'm going to do it again. And I can do that, because I'm The Thinker. But do you know what I'm talking about? The answer to 90% of the questions you ask people: How … Continue reading Are you a honeybee or a mosquito?
This past weekend I had the amazing privilege of attending a VP retreat in Oklahoma. Yes, I actually intended to go to Oklahoma in February, and it's actually one of the weekends of my year that I look forward to most. About 150 of us get together- all leaders in our respective businesses- and we … Continue reading Will you pound the stone?
Wondering how I've been doing after my last guest blog about kicking this New Year in the pants with the DISCIPLINE to actually get healthy and stay healthy? Yea, well... I'm doing so so. Anyone relate? Here's the deal: I'm FINALLY, actually starting! In truth, I'm on day 8 of starting without stopping! It took … Continue reading A step forward
Okay Readers, as it is Valentine's day, I thought it might be appropriate for me to share a little love story... This isn't the love story you might be expecting... yes, I am happily married to a man I'm obsessed with... but before Thomas, there was someone else. Someone many of you have likely fallen … Continue reading First love
Y'all, it's never too far into the year to reflect and look back at where you've been... and more importantly, where you're going. This year, on January 1st, I sat down and did what I always do on the 1st of every year: I reflected on the previous year, and I looked forward- actively, not … Continue reading Looking backwards
Another guest blog up on Impactwomennv.com! It's a spin off of a blog I wrote here a while back. Hope you enjoy it and the rest of the writers over at Impact! I live in the south. Tennessee to be specific. And it storms here, if you haven’t heard. And I mean ‘STORMS’ as a … Continue reading Facing the storm
You’ve all heard the saying, “Curiosity killed the cat!” But I think that little ditty is due for a revision. Comparison is the real killer, wouldn’t you agree? I know that comparison is a major stumbling block for me in my life, but I’ve recently come to discover that most of the things that pull … Continue reading That just ain’t me
I don't know if you guys know... but I blog. Yes, it's true. And I don't know if you guys know, but I am helping to found one of the coolest non-profits that you're ever going to know about if you're a woman. No offense to the dudes- you know I love you- but this … Continue reading Guest spot