Veer Away from Veruca!

The ME, ME, ME mindset… Most of us have heard of Veruca Salt but for those who may not have, she is a character from one of my favorite childhood movies, Willy Wonka. She is an extremely selfish, immature, over indulged, manipulative and   very spoiled child!  Her behavior is distasteful and rude.  Yet, her…

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The comparison crutch..

Ahhh yes, we have all been there.  You know, comparing ourselves with others!  The assessing and striving to prove our own worth and capabilities.  But honestly, what are we trying to prove?!  It is such a crippling notion that we need to compete or add up to others around us.  Instead of appreciating our differences,…

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Less is more… for sure!

Hey….happy April! So, to stay committed to the title, this will be short and sweet! I like simplicity, don’t you?  Almost 5 years ago, we bought a new Honda.  My intention was to get a used one because that’s cool with me – low miles, decent shape, and gets me where I am going.  But…

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Thought taming….

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. ~Philippians 4:8 I love this scripture so much because if practiced, it has such power to change lives!  Thinking on the right things brings hope,…

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