On Making Changes

change

As I’m working on this journey of reawakening in my midlife, I’m amazed at how easily I can slip back into old habits.

I have a lot of great ideas about how to change my life for the better. I can plan what I want to accomplish each week, I can spend more time in prayer each day, I can exercise consistently and do something every day that fulfills me.

And I can do it…for about three days.

And then those old habits sneak back up. I forget (more…)

Waking Up

waking up

How did I get here? I am so tired of being tired, so sick of being behind, and so fed up with the habits I’ve formed over the past few years.

It’s not like I really hate my life; I spend my days serving my family, trying to run a business, and trying to write. I spend time waiting to pick up or drop off my son, and waiting for my husband to come home from work, or wake up from his weekend naps…

I feel like I’ve spent most of my life waiting.

Waiting until… (more…)