Refusing to Worry

Managing Your Blessings Do Not Worry Blog Pic

I’ll admit it. Lately I’ve been a little bit worried about getting back to homeschooling in the next few weeks. It’s not that I’m worried about actually homeschooling. I’ve been homeschooling my children for 16 years. I feel comfortable homeschooling now. In fact, I actually enjoy our school year more than I enjoy our time… 

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Managing Your Harvest

Managing Your Harvest

“While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.” Genesis 8:22 It is wheat harvest time in the Oklahoma Panhandle. Unfortunately the wheat this year has been burnt from a very late freeze in April. It froze, then got real warm for… 

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When You Feel Overwhelmed

When You Feel Overwhelmed

How do you handle times when you feel overwhelmed?  I just had an incredibly busy week, and I’m so glad that things are getting back to normal; feeling overwhelmed is really one of the toughest things for me to deal with.  I’d like to share a few things that helped me, in hopes that they… 

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Weighed Down

weighed down

I don’t know about you, but I have a tendency to be extremely hard on myself. Out of my mouth spews constant criticism. I do this to all aspects of me, but I am extra hard on my looks. Physically, I say things like: I am such a fatty. I need to lose weight. My… 

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Picking up the Pieces

Picking Up The Pieces

It happened about two years ago. Tension had been mounting for months. My responsibilities stretched me thinner and thinner. I desperately tried to stay on top of everything, sacrificing my health and my home in the process. And then, one morning, I snapped. All the plates I had been juggling fell and shattered into a… 

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Moving On vs. Quitting

Moving On vs Quitting

For most of my life moving on and quitting have been synonymous to me.  This posed a problem, since quitting meant you had failed.  Failing means to fall short, be inadequate, unsuccessful, and a disappointment.   Quitting is to bring to an end or give up for good.  To put moving on into the same box… 

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