Emotions and Thought Life, Music, Soul, Spirituality and Worship

Update: Bible Memory Verse App and SiriusXM Radio Channel 128

One of the reasons I included a spirit/soul component in my 5-year challenge is that our spiritual and emotional states affect everything. If I'm feeling hopeful and positive and upbeat and energetic, I will work smarter and better and more consistently toward all of my aims. So much feels possible with a good mindset. So… Continue reading Update: Bible Memory Verse App and SiriusXM Radio Channel 128

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Hair Challenge, Hairstyles, Spirituality and Worship

[Face; Hair; Spirit/Soul] Crochet Hair, Japanese Konjac Sponge, Bulkapothecary.com, and Some Great Messages

Introduction What hair do you like to wear for your crochet hair installs? Yesterday I selected which synthetic crochet hair I will wear. Additionally, I purchased a few Japanese Konjac facial sponges and created a mock Bulkapothecary.com cart (to make LavishlyNatural.com's Fenugreek Hair Smoothie). Details below. 🙂 My Chosen Synthetic Hair This Time Around I've… Continue reading [Face; Hair; Spirit/Soul] Crochet Hair, Japanese Konjac Sponge, Bulkapothecary.com, and Some Great Messages

Fun, Social, Recreation, Joy and Fun, My Reviews of Food and Recipes

[Recipe/Food] Easy Banana Pudding, Recipe by DivasCanCook

How was your Thanksgiving? This year I was blessed to be in Texas, surrounded by family and friends and GREAT cooks. Accordingly 🙂 , my only contribution was a banana pudding. I got the recipe from the popular site Divas Can Cook. Monique, the site's creator, has a banana pudding recipe that is simple yet… Continue reading [Recipe/Food] Easy Banana Pudding, Recipe by DivasCanCook

Emotions and Thought Life, Hair Challenge, My Hair Length Checks, Soul

[Hair/Soul/Spirit] “Keep Your Crown” (Oh, the Irony!)

This past Thursday I got my hair trimmed, as I discussed here, and I'm a little sad about it, for reasons discussed below. Ironically, the uplifting message that has had me deeply positive and God-confident of late is entitled "Keep Your Crown." (To hear the message at no cost, please visit this page and enter… Continue reading [Hair/Soul/Spirit] “Keep Your Crown” (Oh, the Irony!)

Emotions and Thought Life, Joy and Fun, Music, Soul, Spirituality and Worship

[Soul/Spirit] Songs, Ruthless Trust Excerpts, Message #512, and Mother and Son Wedding Dance :)

I strongly believe that environment and company kept are huge. As we know, the joy of the Lord is our strength (Nehemiah 8:10). This tells me we must protect our own joy as well as others' joy. It can be tough: Grumblers abound! I received a LOT of inspiration about this from a guy I… Continue reading [Soul/Spirit] Songs, Ruthless Trust Excerpts, Message #512, and Mother and Son Wedding Dance 🙂

Emotions and Thought Life, Fitness Challenge, Saving Money, Soul

[Reflection; Spirit/Soul] The Value of Simplifying and of Simple Pleasures

"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler." -- saying attributed to Albert Einstein I tend to overthink and overcomplicate things, and I am aware of it. 🙂 Joyce Meyer has a book excerpt about how simplicity is a godly thing, and that complication is a thing the enemy loves to see… Continue reading [Reflection; Spirit/Soul] The Value of Simplifying and of Simple Pleasures

Hairstyles, My Reviews of Hair Tools and Equipment, Time Management

Review: SLAP (Satin-lined Cap)

This morning it took me 3 minutes to get completely presentable and ready to drive my oldest to his grandparents' so they could drop him off at school: I rolled out of bed, covered my unstarted hairstyle with my SLAP, washed my face, and put on my favorite neutral lipstick--Revlon's Iced Mocha. When I returned to… Continue reading Review: SLAP (Satin-lined Cap)

Events, Joy and Fun, Love, Music, Relationships

10th Anniversary Hair, Dinner, Dessert, and Music

On November 9th, my husband and I celebrated our 10th anniversary. We will take a special vacation this summer. On the 9th, however, we decided to do a little something: We dressed up, ate at a burger place we'd been curious about, ordered some of our favorite gourmet desserts, and basked in new, good music.… Continue reading 10th Anniversary Hair, Dinner, Dessert, and Music