A wise person told me we won’t have much to give if we don’t fill up every once in a while. This is a story of filling. I wasn’t dressed for a snowy walk. I headed to the post office in leaky rubber clogs and an old tattered sweatshirt. No gloves. I grabbed my … Continue reading Fill ‘er Up.
Shattered Pot…Made New
Slowing down a minute to drop this note. In the future I’ll be sharing more about how this Type A “cracked pot” became shattered, but...for today... I want to let you know how I have the power to become new...even at the old age of 65! First...a question: ✅ Is there something missing in your … Continue reading Shattered Pot…Made New
Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant
I almost didn’t go. After all, why waste the gas? Besides....I’m sick of crying. Who goes to a cemetery on Labor Day, for goodness sake? I’ll admit I was feeling down. I’ve lost some good friends lately. I was alone at home on a family weekend and life seemed...well, unfair. I made myself go. It’s … Continue reading Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant
Get out of the Graveyard!
God had me in mind when I stumbled onto the message. Pastor talked about getting stuck in our painful places of grief, regret, disappointment, hurt, rejection, and loss. He said God did not create us to get stuck. -Raise your hand if you’ve ever been a prisoner to pain. (My hand is up.) Let me … Continue reading Get out of the Graveyard!
Tools to Avoid Traps
The Type A Lady has been struggling lately. What is it? Why am I shipwrecked and emotional? I am falling for some devilish traps. So...today I share my checklist for overcoming traps which distract: Before you get trapped in discouragement, STOP. Ask yourself, “What am I believing?” Then... search for God’s answer, … Continue reading Tools to Avoid Traps
Painting: Day 6. I am NOT done!
Do you do things day after day which drive you crazy? OR have your days become so dreary and monotonous you want to escape? Enter: Painting: Day 6. I am NOT done. Maybe you haul off to a job, sit at a desk, make business deals, wipe runny noses, diaper babies, soothe criers, calm teenagers and … Continue reading Painting: Day 6. I am NOT done!
Type A Travels: Swamp People
Swamp People (or camping Florida) -Did I mention Type A Travel is far from glamorous? Brad and I pull our pickup into the dirt opening. Immediately, Brad starts scraping his boot across the mud and sand, clearing a tent area. He drops to his knees (lifting a cloud of sand and broken shell) and spreads … Continue reading Type A Travels: Swamp People
The Type A Lady Takes a Walk (and discovers a secret!)
"I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances." --Philippians 4:11 Walking for a "Type A" woman could be considered a misnomer. When I take a "walk," I usually walk/race with a mission in mind, be it exercise or hammering out some angry energy. … Continue reading The Type A Lady Takes a Walk (and discovers a secret!)
Don’t Take the Bait
No one willingly walks into a trap. This Type A Lady finds herself doing it over and over again, however. The bait is just so ...tempting. I step in without thinking. Here's a little lesson on avoiding traps scattered about our life trails. Trust me. I've had to learn the hard way. I've got lots … Continue reading Don’t Take the Bait