Category: this ‘n that

hello mow…

Motivation… that which gives purpose and direction to behavior…   stymied by… distractions, interruptions and lack of inspiration… Do you see the problem here?   Be aroused to action. DO something. Hello motivation, welcome home.

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daily bread

“Give us this day our daily bread, we pray And give us likewise, Lord, our daily thought. That our poor souls may strengthen as they ought and starve not on the husks of yesterday.” _Phillips Brooks “I love to think that God appoints My portion day by day; Events of life are in His hand,…

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don’t over-think it

Over-thinking ruins friendships and relationships. Over-thinking creates problems you never had. Don’t over-think it. Just overflow with positives. One of the things I have always been guilty of is over-thinking in most situations. It is a very self-defeating habit! It ruins friendships because it creates problems that were never there at all. The problems come…

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choose no regrets

The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. – Philippians 4:5-7 When we reach the end…

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to succeed

To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded. _Ralph Waldo Emerson recipe for success Always Take Time for 10 Things 1. take time to WORK – it is the price of success. 2. take time to THINK – it is the source of power. 3. take…

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coding headaches

Today has been so.o.o foggy and gray. Oh, and cold, too. The only thing I felt like doing was tweaking on the coding for “The Cottage Blog” It’s nice and warm sitting here next to the register under my desk. It’s way too cold to sit in the sun porch and draw or paint. Little things…

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twenty-fifteen so far

so.o.o here I am fourteen days into 2015 and writing the first post of the year. The best laid plans…. The first seven days of 2015 were cold (exceptionally so for our part of the world) and damp. I spent a huge amount of time sleeping off the effects of  something… ? allergy? bug? imagination ???…

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get over it

This week we bid farewell to the old year…finally. This week we welcome a new year; a blank page upon which to write a new story. As I’ve installed new calendar pages in my journal and reviewed the notes from 2014 I’m impressed by the wondrous blessing bestowed on our life. Oh, don’t get me wrong—there…

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gifts from me to me

“Best of wishes for your merry Christmases and your happy New Years, your long lives and your true prosperities.”    _Charles Dickens Christmas Gifts to give yourself: Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully. Memorize your favorite poem. Don’t believe all you hear, spend all you have, or loaf all you want. When you say,…

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feel good inside

But without faith it is impossible to please and be satisfactory to Him. For whoever would come near to God must believe that God exists and that He is the rewarder of those who earnestly and diligently seek Him. Hebrews 11:6(AMP) “Lord, I’m back and I diligently seek you.” How many times have we said…

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