Yesterday I got to spend some time with my 82 year old aunt who I adore. She started her first blog at 80! She is such an inspiration to me. She was telling me about how she had spent a good part of her morning wrestling with her printer. She tried many things before it finally … Continue reading Who to ask?
My favourite word by far is "done". The dialogue that runs through my head is pretty much, "OK, I've done that and that, I just need to do that and then that will be done and then all I have to do is that". I have spoken to other mums and they get my love … Continue reading Done!
Do you want to know how to save more and consume less? This post is a summary of a three part series by Andy Stanley called Crazy Like Us. Did you know that the term most associated with money is “worry”? For most of us we think our money problems would be eliminated by having more … Continue reading Spend Less, Save More
Daily Prompt: Wrong Turns. When was the last time you got lost? Was it an enjoyable exercise or a stressful one? Tell us about it. I am definitely directionally challenged. Or can I say, I used to be? It was only recently that I got an iPhone and for the first time used the Google map app … Continue reading Wrong Turns
Just as iron sharpens iron, friends sharpen the minds of each other. (Proverbs 27:17 CEVDCUS06) Sharing ideas and having great conversation with like minded friends and friends-to-be is one of life's great blessings. WordPress Blogging 101 course has not only pushed me out into the blogosphere it has also connected me with some pretty inspired … Continue reading Sharing ideas
I read a great blog yesterday titled, Be Thankful (revisited) and there were some lovely descriptions in this that really resonated with me and reminded me how wonderful gratitude is. Please click on the link to see this post. Carol, the author, asks how often do we express our gratitude to God? “I’m talking about … Continue reading Gratitude
I subscribe to Seth Godin's blog and I really enjoy his succinct advice. He's a great inspiration for saying a lot (that has real value) in just a few words. As I embark on blogging and doing the Blogging 101 course, I thought his words about fear were fitting for me and definitely worth sharing. The Power of Fear< … Continue reading The power of fear by Seth Godin
I love rituals. A few months ago I read Jen Hatmaker's fabulous book "7". If you haven't read it - it is a must read. I will do a review on that soon. In this book, Jen refers to a book that she read and recommends by Macrina Wiederkehr, called Seven Sacred Pauses. "Seven Sacred Pauses: … Continue reading Seven Sacred Pauses
Hi - my name is Jacquie, I live in beautiful New Zealand, home for the second consecutive time, of the Rugby World Cup! Be gentle on me reader/s (Hi Mum), I'm a blog newbie. Why blog? I am an avid reader of non fiction books about all kinds of interesting things and I often try and share these "good … Continue reading Why blog?