How do you spell success? A-C-C-O-U-N-T-A-B-I-L-I-T-Y

A wonderful thing happened to me yesterday. I shared a problem I’m having with a group of ladies at church; an attitude problem that I just CANNOT seem to shake… a problem that is slowly damaging a very important relationship. One of the women came up to me privately later and we talked a bit…

First Instincts

Is your first instinct to lie or to be truthful? Fight or flee? Argue or defer? Give or grab? Trust or distrust? Believe or doubt? Yell or withdraw? Lead or follow? One could say that life is truly a process of learning to build on our best instincts, turn from our worst and manage the…

Challenging “default thinking.”

Our beautiful, new quartz countertops were installed last week.  The foreman used a Simple Green solution to clean them off.. again and again and again but he just could not get rid of the streaks. Concerned, he called the company and they sent out a representative. To our utter surprise, the man pulled out a clean,…

Just because the shoe fits, should you keep wearing it?

Everything hurt. I had just gotten back to the house after a long walk with our dog. My legs felt tired, my feet were sore and my back ached. I examined my rubber flip flops and sure enough, I had worn them down at a severe angle. I am completely flat footed and eventually all…

Changing your footprint

There are two types of kitchen renovations: #1 Same “footprint.” #2 New “footprint.” New footprint means that you are moving stuff (important stuff) like the sink, the oven and the island. New footprint means there will be jack hammers digging trenches for plumbing and your ceiling will need lights and AC vents moved. New footprint…