Anxious No More {Habit 1: Mind the Gap}

As I was heading out the door to take my husband to the train station, I grabbed my cell phone. Immediately a cascade of anxiety washed through my body and with it the remembrance that a friend was angry with me. I stared at the phone in my hand, remembering our...

Anxious No More {Habits for a Happier Life}

Dear Friends, As many of you know, I struggled with chronic anxiety for much of my adult life. In February 2015, I wrote in my journal, “180 days to joy. That’s what I want, God. JOY. I am sick of living in fear and anxiety. I WANT JOY.” Then I...

Bless Those Who Annoy You

I’m moonlighting over on Godspace today, friends, trying to bless those who annoy me, even though sometimes I’d rather just be annoyed. If you care to join me in the quest to bless our annoyers, read on. (The photo, in case you’re wondering, is...

Telling the Truth

When I finally listen to the two messages—left on my phone yesterday from a number I don’t recognize—I realize I’ve blown it. It’s our new homeschool co-op director, she’s trying to get in touch with one of the other co-op moms, and it’s rather urgent. I do this...