Like every child had a personality and every painting I create, so does each MJR. Each one is similar, but different. This month vacillated between big things, like major surgery in the big city of Chicago for my girl, and little things like being a homebound nursemaid for weeks.
It’s that time of the month for me, the time where I come clean about where I am in My … More
Words. Words are powerful. If I say puppy or kitten, most people will have some kind of thought and feeling … More
What is My January Rest? For anyone new, read the next couple of introductory paragraphs. If you know what My … More
One more victory for The Rest. This situation made me slow down, and think about what I do (eat or not eat) and why. I chose to cheat out of love!
While I don’t know about you, I’ve learned that starting something new comes with its share of challenges. My January Rest is no different. And, each year presents a different set of unique circumstances in which to attempt The Rest.
I am a late comer, but I discovered something delish a few months back. My daughter and fell in love with The Great British Baking Show. As egg whites were beaten and folded in, we had fun watching the competition unfold.
January has been clipping along quite nicely. I’m surprised that I’m already nearly a third of the way through My … More
I love the New Year! There is something as magical about a New Year as there is about a fresh, … More
The Rest can be a love-hate relationship. When I realize how much I have, how much I want, and how much I waste, I get annoyed. After the initial emotion of annoyance, I quickly become grateful. Gratitude is a wonderful benefit that comes out of The Rest. The Rest changes me; it does.
Welcome to My January Rest’s Wrap-up! This January flew by, but my girl was happy to see it go: she … More
The draw to shop can be so strong and the autopilot thoughts are rampant when I started MJR. They are less so three weeks into MJR. That is a one of the main points of MJR; to break the automatic responses to what I want.
The Rest is challenging, but oh so fun! How can no sugar be fun? Because it isn’t really about giving up, it is about getting something of greater value. Every year I have learned and grown as I have rested. I’ve laughed at myself and learned from fellow sojourners. I’ve been especially blessed to hear how rest has affected those who have stepped into The Rest.
Last evening I went to my hammock to enjoy some peace and quiet. All was going well until I had … More
Since I was diagnosed with osteoporosis last month, lots of bone-jarring, pounding the pavement is in my daily forecast regardless of the weather forecast.