40 Bags in 40 Days

I’m hanging out in sunny California this week at a conference that is focused on combining technology and the church.  My inner geek is showing.  I LOVE learning new things and trying to figure out how to implement.

My favorite lesson learned today was this nugget:

“Win the Moment.” 

Not win the day or the whole house or the whole schedule – Win the Moment.

Today is Valentine’s Day but it is also Ash Wednesday which marks the beginning of Lent.  Lent is the 40 days before Easter and is traditionally used to reflect and repent. Continue reading “40 Bags in 40 Days”

February Closet Party

Closet Party | Slay The Chaos

February Closet Party | Slay The Chaos

Opening up your closet should be like arriving at a really good party where everyone you see is someone you like.”
– Amy Collins

So….what kind of party awaited you this morning when you got ready for the day? Did you walk into your closet with clarity and calm or were you greeted by a room full of frenemies?

Our closets are like our innermost selves – they tend to be one of the last areas we tackle when we decide to make a change in our homes. Maybe it’s because it’s an area that’s out of sight? Or perhaps because it’s one of the most emotionally tricky areas. Continue reading “February Closet Party”

You Have Amazing Things To Say

Let’s see if you can relate to one or more of the following:

Living on autopilot: not being able to remember what you did during the day. Doing the same things over and over even if they don’t work for you – you’re too busy to even think about a change.

Chaotic computing: 20 different tabs open, multiple projects going on at the same time, distracting notifications, pounding away for hours and at the end of the day, you’re not sure if you accomplished anything of significance.

Self-medicating: Food, shopping, television, alcohol, sex, phone apps, social media, and other distractions. You look up and an hour (or two, or three) have slipped by without notice. Continue reading “You Have Amazing Things To Say”