It’s 11:30 in the morning, and I’ve already broken my boundaries. Not because I was dying to eat anything. But because I wasn’t trying that hard not to eat anything. Granted, I’m on vacation right now. But if I think of past experience, vacation is probably one of those times when I most need to […]
Wouldn’t it be nice if we could solve all our eating problems in three weeks? I’ve been madly racking my brains for the last month trying to come up with a Bible study that would do just that.
I Deserve a Donut iPhone app is now available in the app store! Here’s the link: I Deserve a Donut. Also, I’ll be starting the three week weight loss Bible study on Monday, June 25 on this blog. Hope to see you there! Update: I Deserve a Donut is now available in paperback and Kindle […]
I Deserve a Donut App: Perfect for the Stay-At-Home-Mom
Do you ever get so stressed you have a hard time relaxing? I’ve been feeling that way a lot lately. Between the i-phone app, various writing projects, and regular life, I’m feeling overwhelmed. Too often I handle the stress by continuing to work long after it’s time to quit for the day. That’s why I wrote […]
Last year I was teaching a Bible study on habits and emotions to a group of teenagers when one of the boys in the class said, “Hey, you should put these questions on an iPhone app – call it iBarb!” I laughed. iBarb. That would be fun – but of course I would never be […]
This week I felt like a total failure. I’d had several days in a row of wasting time on the internet, not getting a lot accomplished, and just being a general slug. I spent some time with God renewing my mind, but it didn’t seem to be helping. Why am I writing a blog on […]
In a world of I-can-do-anything-if-I-set-my-mind-to-it, accepting the unacceptable seems wrong, somehow. It’s like giving up. And we’re not supposed to give up. We’re supposed to fight for what we want. Be tenacious. Never give up.
Do you ever get the urge to break your boundaries – but feel too guilty to come right out and do it? What we usually do in that situation, is try to find some way to justify our actions. Something to make us feel less guilty about giving in. See if any of these thoughts […]
Have you ever thought, if only he or she would change, then I’d be happy? The he in question might be a spouse who is criticizing you, a child who is arguing with you, or a friend who is bailing on you. Whoever it is, the complaint is always the same: I’m unhappy because he’s doing […]