Commitment is Never Easy “Basically, if you commit to nothing, you’ll be distracted by everything.” Peter Marshall in an article by James Clear Commitment makes all the difference. I’ve found this to be so true – at least of myself. Without my “to do” list I tend to wander aimlessly, wondering what I should do next. Any number of things can prevent me from what I
“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.” Jim Elliot I’ve loved this quote since the first time I heard it. I’ve heard some snide comments about Easter Sunday being on April Fool’s Day this year so I wanted to address it briefly. You can joke if you want, but Jim Elliot was no fool. Jesus
How To Build a Vision – One step at a time. “Purposeful Planning is life planning, not simply homeschool planning. Matters of the home (both physical and relational), your marital relationship, the Lord’s calling for your family, your finances, your children and their character, as well as your homeschool plans, are all addressed. The Sather planning sessions began as a couple and later became a
Living more intentionally is hard work So if you aren’t ready to make some sacrifices of time, energy, and possibly money, you should not consider it. There is no magic pill that will just make you more intentional in all you do. Praying during our planning times helps us make decisions about ways we want to be more intentional. Asking the Lord about what He wants us
Where Do You Want To Be In 5 Years? Most of us never stop to think about what we will be doing in 5 years? I know I didn’t for a long time. This series on intentional living started in October. Then we ran into the holidays and some health issues. I’m sending out a recap of the first four articles before publishing something new. I hope you’ll read them and get
Surprise! It really did feel like Christmas the morning I discovered something I’ve missed for years. It was a Scripture verse that I knew well. I had even memorized it. I’m sure many of you have too. Philippians 4:6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. The Lord is
Katie Horner thinks it can! In her book In Spite Of Myself: How Intentional Praise Can Transform Your Heart and Home she sets out to prove that in very practical ways. I was invited to participate in the launch team and given a complimentary copy. When it came I scanned it quickly, reading bits here and there and thought was nothing much new.