Category Archives: Goals

Thinking before Speaking

When I write, I have a chance to reread it and make any necessary corrections before I hit the enter key.  How I wish my brain had an enter key. Two days down to my six day commitment. For the … Continue reading

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Speak No Evil

I have found by sun down, often the resolves I made early in the morning have gotten trampled by the rush and stress of the day. James 1:22-25 describes my situation well:  “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, … Continue reading

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2016 Goals

I’m a big, huge super-duper fan of goals.  I love, love, love goals.  Goals are the GPS of my life. Without them I wouldn’t end up where I wanted to go, or it may take me a lot longer to … Continue reading

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The 10 Gifts of Christmas – *UPDATED

I can be a hum-bug when it comes to Christmas.  Our local radio station began playing Christmas music before Thanksgiving. I forbid anyone to listen to it. I contemplated buying a little pre-lit tree so I could technically say we … Continue reading

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How’s the writing going?

I’m so glad you asked!  I have so much to tell you.  On November 1st an email arrived in my box from Nanowrimo.  I was first introduced to Nanowrimo in July when I joined Campnanowrimo.  The goal in July was to … Continue reading

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Things That Give Me Joy and Meaning

“If we want to live a wholehearted life, we have to become intentional about cultivating sleep and play, about letting go of exhaustion as a status symbol and productivity as self-worth.  -Brene Brown Things that give me joy and meaning … Continue reading

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Writing Goals: They Keep You Writing

So, it’s been a month since my lofty plans to write 50,000 words in July.  Things didn’t exactly turn out like I envisioned them. But, that’s pretty typical – at least for me. I am reading at least a half … Continue reading

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2014 Bucket List

We all know that having goals are the key to achieving them.  Goal setting can be fun too.  Dreaming about the future and reflecting on the past can help lead to a contented and productive life.  You may never accomplish … Continue reading

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Learn. Do. Teach.

I was an average student in High School. I didn’t like to work hard and wasn’t really motivated to apply myself – hence – average.  Around came ACT time which was anything but stellar.  At the advice of the guidance … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

I’m not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions.  Mostly because I, like most, tend to forget what they were by March or so.  Usually it’s because the habit didn’t stick, but sometimes it’s because it did. Once a habit … Continue reading

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