My search for a vision for my writing life in 2021 is starting with my word of the year: satisfied. Why? Because God alone can satisfy. I need to live that. Continue reading Finding Your Vision Might Start with Finding Your Word
I’m approaching 2021 as I would the card game: Twenty One. God is my dealer, and I’m asking Him to “hit me” with additional cards to give me a winning hand. Maybe you want to play too? Continue reading What’s in the Cards for You in 2021?
It definitely affected mine I had been going about the business of writing all wrong, and it took a confrontation … Continue reading Is Multitasking Sapping Your Spiritual Strength?
An object lesson God used to drive that point home “The outside excitement is calling you,” God said to me … Continue reading Create Boundaries to Protect Your Most Precious Possession: Time
Who knew mimicking Jesus would be part of a career in tech transfer? “Thy words were found and I ate … Continue reading My Marketing Job Has a Holy Goal: Reach 1 in 100
Your eyebrows are telling your secrets. Unfortunately, taming them so they don’t tell all requires time and talent and too much cash. Continue reading Just Above the ‘Window to the Soul’ Is the Truth Teller
Traffic! COVID’s shutdown of schools lulled me into thinking my commute could be quick and easy. “Normal” traffic patterns are returning with the students. I’m positive. Continue reading The Students Have Returned! This Is How I Know
COVID-19 makes the workplace seem more precious There’s no place like home — unless you’re forced to do your day … Continue reading 6 Best Things About My Return to Work
I’m negative. I’m also negative about wanting another swab. In order to return to work, every employee in my enormous … Continue reading If You Haven’t Been Tested Yet You Need to Know How Awful it Feels
It’s just one of the many perils of working from home My husband is retired. COVID-19 has forced me to … Continue reading How Do I Report Sexual Harassment During COVID-19?
The world’s move to online education has driven traffic to a website I created in 2009, resulting in a flood of unwanted emails. Continue reading The Coronavirus Is Messing with My Inbox
The prodigal cat. The idiot cat parent. If she weren’t such a bother, I’d be proud of my cat’s many talents. Please don’t skip this read because you hate cats. Continue reading Some People Are Too Nice to Own a Cat
My losses this year remind me to be thankful for what I take for granted. I don’t want to overlook the blessings I continue to have. Continue reading I Am Thankful for All That I Can Take for Granted
(Or 6 Ways Vacation Rental Agencies Can Improve the User Experience) Sometimes you don’t “get what you pay for.” It … Continue reading A Cathartic Post in Which I Waste Precious Vacation Moments Stewing Not Sunbathing
I’ll give you a clue. It involves bare skin. You can call me “Sweet Cheeks.” Or “Sticky Buns.” But don’t … Continue reading This is more disturbing than stepping in gum
A lighthearted look at failing to see the light I know. I never thought it would happen either. I got … Continue reading Why my blissful new-car feeling lasted just a week
On a special Saturday morning, I spent time with my grandson saying I love you with every chore. He got it. Continue reading ‘Are you doing this because you love me?’
(Or why “sharpening your saw” is so important — no matter what your “saw” might be) I had noticed that … Continue reading When doing good prevents you from doing best