How much have you learned from doing small things for others? For me, plenty. When I first became a mom, I bristled at the idea of doing the million mundane things of motherhood. I felt resentment as I picked up the Cheerios under the table and wiped up yet another mess. But I learned so much in those days of small things. I learned to be kind and gracious in doing something for the umpteenth time. Kids need patience. We can do things for them with a crappy attitude, but what does
It's easy to get caught up with worries and cares during difficult times. Finding joy doesn’t involve a great deal of effort or money. There are plenty of ways to create more joy in your life right now! A subtle shift in thinking can be powerful. Making a decision to be intentional about joy and fun will get your creativity flowing with your own ideas. For now, here are some ideas to help you enjoy more happiness every day: 1. Turn off the news, TV, and computer. While these things
My friend Virginia and I have known each other a long time and we share many interests. When we come up with an idea, we run with it. That has resulted in co-authored e-books, seminars, countless brainstorming sessions, praying together and loving life. For about five years, she had mentioned her desire to visit a hat shop in Chicago. In a world of automatation and imports, this place was a craftsman's palace, touting Chicago's finest handmade hats. They had been worn by the Hon.
By Sammy Fain/Jack Yellin Are you havin' any fun? What y'gettin' out o' livin'? What good is what you've got If you're not havin' any fun? *** I've been having loads of fun with art collage and art journaling. I spend so much time in my head and with words that this is a great way to free some other stuff floating around in my