Emotions and Thought Life, Gratitude, Joy and Fun, Love, Relationships, Sermon Notes, Soul, Spirit

Last Sunday! (Gratitude, Sermon Notes, and LifeHack Bible Antifragility Excerpt)

Today I'm posting about last Sunday -- about spirit and the Word and worship. About joy and gratitude. That's a bit of a change: So far the majority of my blog posts have been about hair. One of the reasons? Besides the obvious reason that my hair demands almost daily attention, it's because I'm loving… Continue reading Last Sunday! (Gratitude, Sermon Notes, and LifeHack Bible Antifragility Excerpt)

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Emotions and Thought Life, Music, Soul, Spirit

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

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, Spirit

[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 šŸ™‚

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. šŸ™‚ 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