Taming My Inner Perfectionist, Pt 2

In yesterday's post, I shared how abuse and its side effects (anxiety/depression/PTSD) partnered with my inner perfectionist to make motivation and productivity a monumental challenge on a regular basis. Today I'm going to share some of the things that help me get past these roadblocks. Some of these tips/tricks were shared with me by others… Continue reading Taming My Inner Perfectionist, Pt 2


Taming My Inner Perfectionist, Pt 1

I'm going to be vulnerable with you today. Before I got married, I kept my apartment spotless. My laundry stayed done, I cooked full meals for myself (and then lived off the leftovers), and I budgeted well. There were times I borrowed money from my parents for my cell phone bill if I didn't make… Continue reading Taming My Inner Perfectionist, Pt 1


My Word of the Year for 2021

I never used to do a "Word of the Year", but I decided to try it a few years ago (as I mentioned in this blog post), and I have done it every year since. The Word of the Year for 2020 was "Shift." This year's word is a bit daunting - it's "Change." Yikes.… Continue reading My Word of the Year for 2021


When God Sends You Down the Craft Aisle

Two thoughts immediately come to mind at the title of this post: 1) It's too long. That will mess with whatever searches people do that might bring up my post. 2) It's almost laughable. Many of us love going down the craft aisle! But I like this title and I'm sticking to it. I'm not… Continue reading When God Sends You Down the Craft Aisle

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The Land Of The Living

I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living."of David, Psalm 27:13 Psalm 27 is a grateful outpouring of King David's heart - one that proclaims the protection and provision of the Lord over him. If you are familiar with the life of David, you… Continue reading The Land Of The Living

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Sow Light

When my oldest daughter was six, she referred to Good Friday as "Black Friday". And even though I know why we call it Good, her name for it often seems far more accurate. Think about it from the perspective of the disciples. Jesus had told them that He would rise again, but so many things… Continue reading Sow Light