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It’s still your year: 17 creative ways to use your planner

Are you feeling like packing up your 2020 planner? If you do, you are not alone. As a planner lover, I was so excited to dive into my 2020 planner. I spent time intentionally deciding the design, layout, and purpose of my planner. Oh, I had all the ideas.  Then COVID-19. All of the plans I had laid out are canceled. No reason to track day dates with my hubby, family trips, extracurricular sports for our fellas, or vacations. Just like that, it felt like a sudden break up with my planner[...]

Quitting isn’t an option: 3 strategies to help you stay committed to your purpose

I was going to quit. Two years ago. One year ago. Every October, it seems I found myself here-contemplating walking away from writing, walking away from blogging, walking away from my calling. Fear would begin to bubble up in my heart. Doubt would creep into my mind. What was I doing? Who was I?   Every insecurity I had about myself would come flooding to the top bringing all sorts of reasons I should walk away. All the reasons except one—God. Who I am, my story, my voice, and my gift[...]

3 moves to turn your setback into a comeback

Lately, I have been embracing the new. New workouts. New ideas. New opportunities. With every new step comes the opportunity for a setback. Let’s just say friends; I have been dealing with quite a few setbacks. You know those moments where technology crashes, and you lose all of your work. Moments when you realize you are not going to complete your class on time. It could be the moments the new product you made doesn’t quite look the way it should so now you have to push back your timeline. Maybe it’s[...]

It’s been one year

Hello friends, Yesterday we celebrated our one-year blogaversary.  What a year it has been!  Instead of forging forward with a new blog post or a blogaversary party, I decided to take a pause. A pause to embrace right were I am. A pause to recognize all the steps to this point. A pause to acknowledge the support of others who helped me get here. A pause to assess the cost of making it to this point. A pause to remember the getting back up when I wanted to quit it all away. A pause to praise God for r[...]