Here's the link to the latest episode of the Our Life Well Lived Podcast: Even Better. In this episode, I read "Even Better," a piece I wrote a year ago now. The message? Celebrate and be who God created you (and me) to be! Stop trying to be like someone else ... use the gifts… Continue reading Podcast Episode #34: Even Better
If you've read It's Time to Dig or if you've listened to It's Time to Dig over on the Our Life Well Lived Podcast, I hope you're ready to do some digging ... to take some time to figure out your purpose ... to remember your passions (those things that light you up). Here's the… Continue reading It’s Time to Dig: Worksheet
If you've read "What Lights You Up?" you know how important I think doing what you love is ... and not just once in awhile ... but every single day ... I think sometimes we get "lost" ... we forget ... we can't quite recall ... what we love ... what lights us up ...… Continue reading My Things I Love (or Really, Really Like) List: Worksheet
Lately, I’ve been “hearing” the phrase “Do it anyway!” in my head (and on my heart). It’s now been 170 days since schools closed back in March. Of course, this was followed by MONTHS at home in social isolation. Summer seemed to open things back up to some extent, but social distancing is still being… Continue reading Do It Anyway!
Is there something in your life right now that you don’t like? Something that’s bothering you? Something that doesn’t align with the life you want? Is it the way you’ve been interacting with your nine-year-old daughter? Or your teen? The state of your body? A possible health issue? The window treatments in your camper? Or… Continue reading Change It
So here we are, in the middle of a pandemic … it’s been 56 days since the schools in Saskatchewan closed … that’s eight weeks of social-distancing … 56 days (or more) without seeing extended family … eight weeks without seeing any friends … 56 days of homeschooling … eight weeks at home … 56… Continue reading What Do You Want the Story to Be?
I have a confession to make … I haven’t been doing all of those things that I wrote about in my last post (“Even Though”) back on April 12th … I haven’t been creating, I haven’t been reading, I haven’t been spending a whole lot of time with my kids (even though they’re in my… Continue reading Enough
At the beginning of all “this” (i.e. a worldwide pandemic), I took a moment to start writing down what I would want for my family during this time … as I started drafting my list (28 days ago), I realized that I had already written this list … years ago, actually. Here’s what I wrote… Continue reading Even Though
Lately, I feel like there’s been a bit of a cloud hanging over me, and I can’t seem to “pinpoint” the problem, despite my efforts to do so. I’ve caught myself asking … What’s WRONG with me? What’s my problem? Why so glum? Things have been good … predictable, rhythmic, uneventful … smooth-sailing … There’s… Continue reading Even Better
Work before play … work before play … work before play … this concept has (somehow) been ingrained into the very core of my being … no time for fun … no fun allowed … forget about fun … Work … work … work … oh, you’ve got some “spare” time? Get to work! Surely,… Continue reading What’s Going to Happen?