“Work, work, work, that’s the life for me. Work, work, work, especially for free.” Those are the words of the song that my father composed – and made us sing. We would also regularly recite “The D. family LOVES to work.” No, this is not a joke! Continue reading “Loving Work”
“Why aren’t you answering me???!!!!”, I anxiously wondered. I was newly married, living in a new city, and fervently looking for a teaching job. June, July, August, September, the months passed and my prayers grew more intense, even frantic. Still no job offer.
“If you really were a Christian, you would have tons of kids, stay home and home-school them all”, these words were once spoken to me by a complete stranger at a Women’s Retreat. Even worse – I was dealing with infertility at the time. I reacted by fleeing the scene and practically bursting into tears. Continue reading “Full time Mom, Full time Job”
I admit it, I was answering work emails while in the delivery room. One day off and I was back at it again – on a Saturday – from the hospital – after I just had a cesarean. THERE IS A PROBLEM HOUSTON! Continue reading “Out of Balance”
I stopped smoking eleven years ago! Eleven years, how did time go that fast? I smoked from age 17 to age 25, and during that time period, I came up with hundreds of plans and resolutions to stop smoking, and not one of them worked. Continue reading “Just For Me – A New Year’s Resolution”
Call me crazy, but Strategic Planning is hands down my favorite annual project. My second favorite project would be putting together the detailed plan, down to the umpteenth detail, outlining all the steps, time lines and resources needed to accomplish the goals setforth in the Strategic Plan. I love dreaming what could be – but a dream without a plan is just a dream, whereas a dream WITH a plan becomes reality. Continue reading “Strategic Life Planning”
The dreams of God are in this room. At one time everything you see was just a dream God placed in someone’s heart. God wants to dream His dream in you.
For as long as I can remember, I have always had dreams. Then I could just see what needed to happen to make that dream come into being, and I would just start building. Continue reading “Dare to Dream Again”