This view challenged me to look at the new year as an opportunity not just to set goals and make resolutions, but instead to take a step back and think about how I am viewing and using the time I’ve been given.
The Auction | September Glimpses of Joy
Let’s Do it for the Joy | June Glimpses of Joy
"The healthiest response to life is joy." - Deepak Chopra Just as I love new year resolutions, I love new birth year resolutions! For year 29, I decided I want to start a routine of waking up early to spend time doing what I care about before work...because otherwise, it doesn’t happen. But, you guys, [...]
Get Over Yourself | March Glimpses of Joy
Lately, I've become obsessed with the Enneagram- "a description of the human psyche which is principally understood and taught as a typology of nine interconnected personality types (Wikipedia)." I had diagnosed myself as a type 2, but have recently discovered I'm actually a type 4. I could spend this entire post talking about what that [...]
Life & Springtime | January Glimpses of Joy
Sometimes when reading scripture, I lose the meaning of what these words mean. The Bible uses all these abstract yet common words that we're all expected to know what they mean. But the more I read them, the less they seem to actually mean something real to me. Love. Light. Truth. Life. This month I've [...]
Last month, I did my first Whole30. Here's what happened and what I learned (recipes at the end!). What is Whole30? The Whole30 is a 30-day fad diet that emphasizes whole foods and during which participants eliminate sugar, alcohol, grains, legumes, soy, and dairy from their diets.The Whole30 is similar to but more restrictive than [...]
Gray Days + April Books & Screens Review
Vision + Austin/Waco Travel Guide
On the first day of March, I traveled down to Dallas, Texas for some work meetings. The trip marked the beginning of a new role for me working with our Spanish ministry; one I really admire, but due to distance and language, know very little about. This year will be our first year inviting donors [...]
Tips for Goal Conquering.
Hey fellow goal junkies! Welcome back. The last few weeks I shared how I'm setting goals this year: one habit goal, one big goal, and one monthly goal. Here are some additional tips for accomplishing any type of goal! 1. Start January with just your Habit Goal. If these 3 goals are too overwhelming, just start [...]
Hey fellow goal junkies! Welcome back. As promised, I'm breaking down the three types of goals I'm focusing on this year. A few weeks ago I shared about habit goals, and last week I shared about big goals. This week, I'm sharing about monthly goals. Set One Monthly Goal. This is a smaller goal that can [...]