Author Archives: everlookingup

We Want the Blessings, but…

Have you ever tried to prepare a meal for a picky child?  They want pizza and ice cream. They’d rather skip the veggies because it doesn’t taste as good as the pizza and ice cream. Do we as adults allow … Continue reading

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Taking Cues from our Bodies

Isn’t it funny how our bodies send us signals all the time?  They tell us when we’re tired, hungry, angry or when we’re stressed to the max and when it is time to take a break! If this stye on … Continue reading

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Budget Tinkering…

Some people like to tinker with cars…I like to tinker with our monthly budget. I am a recovering perfectionist and I am also quite competitive.  Haha!  So, this combination lends itself to routine tinkering with our budget.  Now that I’m … Continue reading

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Buying Items “Off Season”

I absolutely love a bargain!  Don’t you?  The thrill of knowing that you paid only a fraction for an item is euphoric! … and addicting, I might add. Recently while perusing at Goodwill, I found several boxes of Hallmark Christmas … Continue reading

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What Are You Doing?

Really.  What are you doing with your time? Recently I discovered Podcasts.  Yes, I’m late to the game but that’s okay.  I’ve been busy with life.  I digress… So, as I was listening to this NPR talk about “Deep Work” … Continue reading

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Humanity in a Techy World

The world sure has changed just over the last twenty years – the way we interact with a quick text or a short email, etc.  Blogging has exploded … which is why you’re reading this. In general, the way we … Continue reading

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Finding Rest

We spend our lives hanging our hopes and dreams of true happiness on the hat of achievement or success while its fulfillment is fleeting.  We tend to tell ourselves that ‘we’ll be really happy when’… …we reach a certain pay … Continue reading

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