Posted in Contentment

I Love a Lonely Day – part 2

“Nearly all of God’s jewels are crystallized tears.*”  It is so hard.  Why do we have to go through hard times?  I know they bring me closer to God, but it hurts so much!

It is often the painful things in life that later bring us great joy because it is only then that God’s true power is seen clearly.  When I am weak, He is strong. Continue reading “I Love a Lonely Day – part 2”

Posted in Full time Mom, Full time Job

Strategic Life Planning

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”