4 Famous Quotes to Live by This Year

It’s that time of year when most people around the world think of new year’s resolutions to commit to.  One thing that’s been on my heart is the idea of a new year, new you. I believe that this year will be one that will increase our faith and our hope for a life better than […]

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Single and Single-Minded

“I’m single-minded in pursuit of you; don’t let me miss the road signs you’ve posted.” Psalm 119:10 MSG Being single and secretly hoping for a spouse is incredibly burdensome.  During the holidays, all I want to do is wait for the time to pass so that I can get back to “normal” life – the […]

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Keep Your Dreams Big!

This weekend, I was excited to attend one of my favorite annual events.  The Vesta Home Show of Tennessee is an event where home-builders and architects get to showcase the best in design, technology, and architecture.  This is only my third year going, but both times, I left feeling even more invested in what’s possible for my […]

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Pushing Through the Tough Moments

So, I’m taking up yoga now.  For years, I imagined myself being one of those people who are always in zen-mode.  You know them – maybe you’re one of them – those who don’t let things bother them and who seem so calm in front of me.  I usually look at them with a crooked […]

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The True Definition of Self-Discipline

Somewhere out there, I’m confident there is a statistic about a large percentage of people who lack self-discipline.  (I don’t feel like searching for it, because I don’t need it written down to know it’s true!) As alarming as that would-be statistic sounds, I’m not surprised because I am surely one of these people.  My continual […]

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When Distraction is the Death of Your Dreams

Everyone has pet peeves.  One of my biggest nuisances is for people who have “pipe dreams,” particularly, those who do not realize that their dreams and goals aren’t going anywhere due to their lack of discipline.  When I come across these individuals who so confidently and eagerly share their plans with me, I smile and nod. […]

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The Crippling Effect of How-To Articles

Do you ever notice the vast amount of “how-to” articles online? It’s incredible!  When I want to search for a new skill, I am confident that I can quickly and easily type my dilemma in a search engine, and it will produce several sites that imply the answer is as simple as a short list. […]

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