My Top 5 Books of 2019

Do you know how I started doing this book-reading recording fad? My husband…. Matthew is the biggest nerd I know. Yet, he just notified me that he did NOT record his books in 2019. That he’s giving up on it. And I can’t stand that. I mean… he MADE me do this and COMPETED and […]

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Grieving at Christmas

“Have yourself a merry little Christmas…. let your heart be light” Well, I can’t; my heart just isn’t merry. The pleasure of stressing about the timeline of the Advent traditions has to wait. The grocery list. The recipes and baking. The gift list. The Christmas cards. All will have to wait. My heart is not there. […]

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Why Are Christians So Bad at Creativity?

Time and time again I hear stories of church communications leaders choosing bad fonts, sloppy images, cheesy content to relay valuable information about evangelistic campaigns, community events, etc.  Many churches choose poor designs or cheesy fonts and images that end up turning people away from the page. And that’s not the purpose, is it? I mean… […]

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My Rules of Thumb while Fighting Off a Cold/Flu

More and more friends and families are dropping like flies this cold season. How can you do your best at work, at home, care for spouse, for kids or for clients if you can’t take care of yourself first? We need energy, health and immune support. So I thought it might be a good idea […]

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My Top 5 books of 2017

I have run into a different kind of pattern in my reading this year. In that… I seem to be unable to finish a book. I get to the second half and I just start dragging the heck out of it. But oh well. Here’s to a 2018 new goal: READ MORE, WHINE LESS. These […]

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Happy birthday, ma!

Her: Do you want coffee? Me: Always. Her: of course. I️ don’t know why I even ask. Really, this is a great conversation starter, if you ask me. My mom is the best. I’m sure you haven’t heard that before. But let me tell you, she is. She’s a nurse and puts up with all […]

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