Sharing what we know to help you live life better.

Elegy Written After a Bike Ride to a Country Churchyard

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What do you do to celebrate 45 years together? My husband and I chose to celebrate by traveling 7000 miles during the month of July, taking what we called a BookTourAnniversaryPalooza. On the actual anniversary date, Saturday August 2, we did something much less ambitious. We enjoyed a huge, leisurely breakfast featuring blueberry crepes, bacon,… Read More

Choose Life

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Beep. Beep. Beep. The alarm screams into the peacefulness of sleep. My eyes unable to focus and my body crying out for just a few more minutes of sleep. I roll over and hit the snooze. Nine minutes later, the piercing noise again interrupts the silence of a slumbering house. This time, I get up. Not… Read More

6 Ways to Stop Busyness from Winning

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The older I get the faster life goes by – or so it seems. The older my kids get, the busier I am. There are always activities or work or play dates to get to and to be picked up from. That’s in addition to my own activities. It’s a busy season of life and… Read More

How To Stop Drowning in Your Day

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Here we are reading a blog all about simple living and choices but in all honesty how does your day feel? Does it feel simple or busy? If you answer busy please know you are not alone. I often hear in a first session with a client: I reach the end of my day and… Read More

How to Organize Your Priorities and Keep God First

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It’s a simple thing, really, yet I have to admit it’s the #2 thing that makes me productive. It’s writing things down, five things a day. They are the top five things that I’d like to achieve in a day. If possible I put the hardest thing first. Once that’s out of the way then… Read More

Past, Present, & Future

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  “What advice or tip would you give to your past-self, present-self, and/or future-self?” Most of us at one time or another have said, “I wish I knew then what I know now.” Ah, it’s true: Hindsight is usually 20/20. So if I had the chance to go back and give myself advice what would… Read More

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