Day 675, Air-Conditioner Flood! How You Can Get To What You Care About

Photo by Luisa Denu on Unsplash     Flood!   What a flood!  Streams of hot water came pouring out of our closet ceiling, flooding the closet, hallway, and bathroom nearby.  Servicemen had heated a PVC hot water pipe, causing it to break.  They did not know how to shut off the steaming water.  They Read More …

Day 653, How You Can Get More Vegetables in Your Life

  “Vegetables are the food kingdom’s holy grail for a variety of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.  You could give up carbs, meat, or dairy and still live a long healthy life, but if you skip out on vegetables, all bets are off.  The problem with the “eat your vegetables” message is that for too many Read More …

Day 651, Fear Is Not All Bad

  “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” – Mark Twain   Fear is not all bad.  Going back to prehistoric times, it has a survival advantage.   We want courage:  resistance to fear or mastery of fear.   I walked down the road to the chiropractor’s this morning, a Read More …

Day 650, Recipes for Lunch

  “The LORD will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail” (Isaiah 58:11).   Lunch   I am working on a new way to create menu plans.  Hopefully, I will also Read More …

Day 646, A Template for Our Success

Photo by Peyton on Unsplash   “Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement.  One fails forward toward success.”  — C.S. Lewis   If there was one template for success, we would all use it.  However, I believe we must keep discovering our patterns through repeated failures.  Here are some ideas of Read More …