How To Change Your Life In 10 Minutes

There are two things I know to be true: (1) there are things that need to happen in my life, and (2) I never seem to have enough time. 

I need to read more. I need to clean the house. I need to work. I need to play with my kids. I need to cook dinner. I need to pack lunches. I need to build my relationship with my husband. I need to exercise. There are so many things that need to happen in our lives yet I never seem to have enough time. I find myself at the end of day regretting the things that I never made happen during the day and committing to make them happen the next day.

Here is something I think it true when it comes to the tension between our time and the things that need to happen. I’ve found that high expectations and low ability almost always leads to failure...

Come read the rest of the post over at Ungrind.


On Being a Bully

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Each month I have the privilege to share on a website called Ungrind. It's a site for women of all ages and stages of life to find encouragement. Today's post comes from a honest and vulnerable place. It's something that I have wrestled with for quite some time. I want to share it with you because I know we walk this journey together. You can read the post here.

The End in Mind

I don't know if you are like me, but I tend to be overwhelmed by things or people or circumstances when I am smack dab in the middle of it. It kind of feels like when I was a kid and would put my face up to the tv screen--everything was blurry. I couldn't recognize an image on the screen. However, when I stepped back, I could see the entire picture clearly. Being in the middle of raising kids feels a lot of like staring up close to a tv screen. And one thing I've learned is that we need to step back and have the end in mind... I'm talking about that today over at Ungrind.

Come join me.