As a mom of two teens, I know that my time with them is short. In fact, they are on the runway of life about to take off. Memories warm you up on the inside. They make our lives so much more vibrant. I’ve come up with a formula for making a memory. Let me know what you think.
Grit: four little letters that can make a huge difference in your life. You know you have to stand up and take notice when this word seems to be appearing in so many different places. Recently, an email popped up about blog I follow called Grit & Virtue, then I picked up a book with the title, Grit, at a tiny airport book shop in Mombasa, Kenya and I also received a pair of socks from the Grit & Grace range.
Have you thought about what you think about? Your thoughts are powerful. They can impact your life and make all the difference in how you live. The thoughts we believe and entertain have the power to shape our emotions, our attitudes, our words, and our actions.
Why does one’s life matter? I remember struggling with the big questions about life on earth when I was a teenager. There were times when I would look up at the moon and wonder about the purpose of humankind’s existence? Then, my thoughts would wander to how could each of us matter. When I looked at the moon and thought about us here on earth, I felt incredibly small as such my thoughts rambled around and around in my head until I went to bed.
A Proverbs says, “The soul is healed by being with children”. Just one hug from a young child or a sloppy kiss from your toddler and you are in love.
People have a lot to say about a lot of different things. But, what will you believe and from what source? Often, news can rattle our tender hearts and fragile emotions. Whose report will you believe?