A Facebook Fast

During Lent, some people fast. They may do a complete fasting for certain time or may fast from a certain food, or decide to go without some other item or activity. I’ve never done it before, nor is it necessary, but when done for the purpose of bringing you closer to God, it can be…

Book Review: It’s OK NOT to Share…

and Other Renegade Rules for Raising Competent and Compassionate Kids by Heather Shumaker Browsing through the library, my eyes caught this title, which certainly evokes an emotional response. Today children are pushed to always share, but this book presents why that may not be what is best for a child’s development, along with 28 other…

Missing the Mountains

I miss hiking up mountains. It is such a calming experience. There is so much beauty to see. There is a great power and wonder felt to be climbing hundreds or thousands of meters above the city. I lived in South Korea for almost a year in 2014 and 2015. A country which is 70%…

Stay in the Moment

Watching the colors of the sky change as the sun rises. Giggling as the wind drops leaves around you like snow. Relaxing in the beauty of calm. These things are only experienced when you stop and stay in the moment. Matthew 6:25-34 Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will…

Renewed-Round II

2 years ago I posted “Starting Over.” I left my old blog and began a new one with no pressure and just a place to write whenever. However, saying “I’ll just write whenever” quickly turns into “once in awhile” and then to “never.” It’s good to try have a set time so things actually get…

Personal Motivation

-Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. -Failure and rest make you smarter and stronger. -Take it easy some days. It’s the habit that produces results, not one workout. What motivates you?

Starting Over

Why? Hello. Welcome to my new blog. Why am I starting over? For too long I’ve been too busy, had too much stuff, and set up too many expectations for myself. To help my mind I’ve been cleaning up online which has included deleting accounts, emails, and other things I don’t use. I could’ve kept…