Beginning Well Archive

Is there a Secret to Contentment?

(Continuing the theme: “Things that can trip us up.”) Stacy was really smart– so smart she met with the teacher one-on-one. That was a challenge for me, who really wanted
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Trust for my Overwhelmed Heart

Overwhelmed. I did a poll this week and found, “10 out of 12 people” feel overwhelmed right now. Ok, there were only 12 people in the room, and it wasn’t a
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Looking Outward

I like windows. (Stick with me for a minute and you will see how this applies right now!) Windows come in all sorts of shapes, styles and sizes.  I
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Detoxing my Soul of Gluttony with Fasting

I feel really, really full– and not the good kind of full, like you feel after a good conversation, a hug from your child or a nice compliment. There
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The writing is in the sky

Sometimes we look back and are disappointed how things have gone. How did we get off to such a bad start? We didn’t do what we said we were
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Stop, and then start

There are times I just wish I could start over; I wish things went differently. No one hopes for a bad ending. This may sound strange, yet could really
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Just ask

The last two posts discussed beginning with God and looking outward.  This time I want to suggest “beginning” by asking for help. Beginning a new year can be exciting,
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How to begin well

This is a good reminder as classes start… Today, the blue sky could not get any bluer and the green grass any greener. It is one of those days that
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Following: Taking the best path

“Follow me.” Two simple words, follow and me, but together they are very influential. Their impact has been tremendous on my life and possibly yours as well. These two
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A Snow White kind of a Day

In the last 5 posts we have looked at “Beginning well – getting a great start.” A good beginning starts somewhere, and the best place to start is with
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