What if … We Pursue Our Passions

Hi everyone! We're almost halfway through this series, "What if ... 10 ways to live well in today's world."  So far, we've discussed the reality that doing something can be better than doing everything and how good enough can often be enough.  We've explored the value of a nap and the importance of learning to be content. Today's topic is one of my favorites... What if we pursue our passions? I'm writing this post from a hotel room in Auburn where my girl is at cheer camp. We've been ... [Read More]

What if … We Choose to Be Content

Welcome back to my current series "What if ... 10 ways to live well in a busy world." So far we've considered what happens if we do something instead of everything, discussed how sometimes good enough really is enough, and explored the value of rest.  Today we're dealing with another big issue some of us struggle with ... What if ... we choose to be content? Do you ever have a feeling there has to be something more?  Like something is missing or incomplete but you are not sure what it ... [Read More]

What if … We Take a Nap

Today's post in the "What if ... 10 ways to live well in today's world" is another tough one for many of us. After contemplating what it means to do something instead of everything and understanding that sometimes good enough is enough, it's time to learn how important it is to make resting a priority. What if ... we take a nap? Jesus said He’d come so we could have “life abundantly” {John 10:10} and He promised us rest when we come to Him weary and heavy-laden {Matthew 11:28}. Far too often ... [Read More]

What if … We Embrace Good Enough

Hi all! I'm excited about today's post in the "What if ... 10 ways to live well in today's world" series. I think it's one that will both challenge and encourage all of us in the pursuit of the abundant life Christ offers. What if ... we embrace good enough? In March, I wrote about coping during the busy weeks. One of the important points I addressed is to know when good enough really is enough. I think we find that easier to do when life is hectic or crashing down around us. Just like it ... [Read More]

What if … We Do Something instead of Everything

Hi all! We're launching into "What if ... 10 ways to live well in today's world." And, I have to admit, today's post hit me like a ton of bricks. What if ... we do something instead of everything. As mommas {and women, in general, I think}, we have this desire to do it all. Even if we don't give in the voices in our heads, deep down we believe if we could just get the perfect system in place, we could accomplish everything we want. Y'all, as awesome as that sounds, it's just not true. ... [Read More]

What if … 10 Ways to Live Well in Today’s World

Anyone else ever wonder, "What if ... ?" Like, "What if there really was a laundry fairy?" Or, "What if I had a whole day to myself {and no guilt about it!}?" Or maybe, "What if there was a way to have my to do list completed?" For the next few weeks, we're going to look at some what if's.  And unlike the whole to do list being completed thing ... these are going to be what if's we can actually manage. In fact, these are the sort of what if's that can have a meaningful impact in every area ... [Read More]