We all enjoy treats. I don't care how old or dignified you are, a treat is still something to get excited about and look forward to. And because we are all unique, what we enjoy as treats varies widely: my six year old sister can be excited about a lollipop for an hour. I would… Continue reading When to Treat Yourself And When to Not
10. I smile nervously at my dad. I've been waiting for this moment for a long time. So has he and there are tears in his eyes. 9. He offers me his arm and my little brothers open the doors. We walk slowly into the room. 8. Everyone is standing up. Their eyes are on… Continue reading Countdown
Have you ever had to spend time with someone who is incurably negative? I'm sure you have - we all have. I confess that I am often that person who drags others down alongside herself. When we're in a mood to be negative, we only see the bad side of things. We think the world… Continue reading Let’s Be Positive
Have you ever heard a story that you loved so much you could listen to it over and over again? Is there a book that you've worn through from so many re-readings? A movie with scratches on the disc because you have to watch it again? Stories are incredible and many of them are so… Continue reading Please Read the Gospels
Did you know that God created this world for His children? If you believe in Him, it was all made specially for you. I made this discovery whilst putting together a Bible study on the first few verses of 1 Timothy 4. Paul is telling Timothy about false teachers who require "abstinence from foods that… Continue reading It’s Okay to Enjoy Life
I wrote my last post in a state of dullness; life wasn't working and nothing I did seemed to help. All I could do was to keep pushing through, keep doing the things that need to get done in a day: eat, shower, school, work, chores. Go to bed, wake up, repeat.
What makes you feel good? What seems to give you satisfaction in your life? Maybe it's friends, work, money, parenting, relationships, or something else entirely. We all enjoy good things.
For a different angle on the same subject, you can read this post. A friend of mine wrote it around the same time I wrote mine (the same day, I believe) with no collusion whatsoever. And even though we appear to be of opposite opinion, I entirely agree with what he says.