A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about goal-setting, which led to a full bucket list of future plans. While working toward checking things off of it, I was intrigued by another blog that posts monthly goals. Inspired by lists of all kinds, “Waste Not, Want Not” was quickly born! Classically, the idiom is expressing how if … More Waste Not, Want Not: April
I remember how excited I was as we bought our tickets. Sitting in the car, watching the sky curl into itself as the stars began to pop out, just before the massive screen illuminated our faces with a soft flickering glow. To anyone else, it was another night at the drive-in theatre. To me, I was in … More HTWYL: Never Set Goals
It was nearly twenty years ago, in 1997, when John Elway led the Denver Broncos to their first Super Bowl victory. That was the year I decided I didn’t want to follow my father’s footsteps and be another Pittsburgh Steelers fan in No-where-sville, Pennsylvania. My nine year old self was proud to have chosen a … More How the Super Bowl made me Question my Faith
Also known as the “I’ll be happy when” or the “grass is always greener” life, the WIGT style of thinking is the equivalent of mental poison. We allow possibilities for the future and lifestyles and material things to flood our conscious so completely, that we cease to exist in our own world anymore. We’re lost to the … More Living a “When I get there…” Life
I’m still new to this whole video making thing, so please bear with me as I try to grow out of my comfort zone! (Never an easy feat!) I’m open to any tips or suggestions you may have about video making as well; if you have some, please comment below. In the meantime, enjoy all … More DTW 001: Finish What You Start
“How to Waste Your Life” is officially here! I’m so glad you’ve come to share in this adventure; welcome! Below you’ll find some information about what you can expect to come, as well as the heart behind the changes.
It’s been just over two weeks since She Speaks, the writing conference I attended, has ended and I’m still struggling with the right words to really describe how powerful the experience was. I guess the most succinct way to explain my feelings can be found in a tweet I posted that Friday night: So #spiritually and #emotionally … More God Speaks at She Speaks
June. Seriously? How did we get here already? I don’t know about you, but I’m in need of a quick pause. With time flying by exponentially-faster each moment, sometimes it really helps me to stop, take a breath, and reevaluate the last few months. Care to join me? *Inhale.* Breathe deep. Let your lungs fill. … More Take A Breath & Reevaluate