Our lives overload us with a problem of 'too'. We're overwhelmed with too many choices, too many distractions, leaving us with too little time.
I have taken some time to read three books recently that have helped shed light on my current struggles. That's not generally something I do. Usually I use books a means to learn something or entertain myself. But these three books have really been helpful for me. Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life - Dr. … Continue reading Oodles of Books, December Playlist
This Bruce Lee Quote is the beginning of the book, Declutter Your Mind. "It's not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the in-essentials." -Bruce Lee What do you need to cut out of your life? (I have been working through the book "Declutter Your Mind" and making art based on its … Continue reading Decluttering the Mind
Remember, remember! The fifth of November... Given that tomorrow is a pretty significant election here in the United States, I have been thinking about how thankful I am that I live in a country where I can exercise my right to vote. To be able to make a small contribution to the direction our country … Continue reading Thankful Day 05
2 years. Maybe this wasn't what God had planned for us. Several doctor's appointments, medication prescribed and taken, and no announcement. Damaris and I were feeling discouraged. We were on the verge of giving up. And then we decided over the Christmas season that we were going to let God do what He wanted; His … Continue reading Thankful Day 03
My friend, Juliette, challenged me to a month of thankfulness, and so I thought that I would write about that here. So now that Inktober is over, let the #thirtydaysofthanksgiving begin! I am thankful for God. Thankful that He exists, that I can know Him, and that He knows me. Over time, I have come … Continue reading Thankful Day 01
I feel like this video really sums up what the new iPad represents for the future of personal computers. https://youtu.be/eqFKREsaqSk iPad Pro - Media and Art Machine I have been using an iPad Pro for a while. A lot of my Inktober work was done on an iPad Pro. It's a slick device for artists, … Continue reading The New iPad and the Future of Computers
Let's drop the comparison game, folks. Their 'best' does not dictate your value We are all amazing in our own ways. Comparing our value to others does not increase anyone's value, it diminishes our ability to do good things. It wastes energy. Comparing has been a trap for me. I acknowledge that. And comparing myself … Continue reading Moving from “Better Than” to “Great”