I’ve been thinking a lot lately about other adjustments we make in life, these tiny steps of self-regulation that help keep us on track. I’m trying to make small changes in my relationship with my hubby, with coworkers, and in how I interact with the people I meet on a daily basis — even those I don’t know.
It’s been raining. I don’t mean a passing shower every now and then but a whole, whole lot of water pouring from the sky. My daily commute–normally not all that bad–has been filled with extra hazards. Dark cars run with no lights in the gloom. Drivers follow too closely, darting in and out of traffic. […]
Today was the day. Inspired by a book I’m reading I was going to get out of bed immediately when my alarm went off, read my Bible while sipping my coffee, and then write a new blog post–all before heading to Sunday School. I’d made it up and to the kitchen when all my plans […]
“Have you ever in your life commanded the morning, And caused the dawn to know its place?” Job 38:12 This year, for me, spring the time change coincided with the completion of my life plan — putting to paper the priorities and naming my life accounts, as the authors of Living Forward call them. Basically, […]
I remember a test we took one day in elementary school. The teacher gave us a piece of paper with ten items listed on it. Number one said “Read the entire test before beginning.” Numbers two through nine were a random collection of things from patting your head while rubbing your tummy to saying the […]