Day 566, The Beauty of Water

  Monday Morning   The featured image above speaks to me about the importance of water.  However, the subject is not using soap.  Be sure to use ample soap when washing your hands as it can kill the COVID-19 virus and keep you safe.   Snow is on the ground and has been for several Read More …

Day 564, Water Wonders and How to Achieve Your Goals in a Pandemic by Paying Particular Attention to Process

KaeLyn and Dad at Point Reyes, California, U.S.A., 2003   “For I will pour water on the thirsty land, and streams on the dry ground; I will pour out my Spirit on your offspring, and my blessing on your descendants” (Isaiah 44:3).   A friend of mine once exclaimed, “Water, water everywhere, but none to Read More …

Day 547, Forgiveness, Love, Gratitude, and Joy

  Monday Morning   Cognitive Distortions   This morning, I am clearing my head of weekend troubles and clearing the path into the future.  Again, I am thinking of the cognitive distortions that lead to depressed thinking.  However, I am answering back when a distorted thought takes over my mind.  I am squashing false limiting Read More …

Day 531, Resilience

  “Resilience is knowing that you are the only one that has the power and the responsibility to pick yourself up.”   -Mary Holloway   What do we really want of our lives when it seems everything goes awry, and we lose the fondest hopes of our childhood?  We want something that is even more Read More …

Day 514, How Do You Build Trust with Your Connections?

  “Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.”― Corrie ten Boom   Preparing For My Day   5-10 things I am grateful for: finally being able to compile my FREE tool, JV Life Tracker on the new Google platform getting started on my fifth project cumulating 1559 minutes on my Read More …

Day 510, How Do You Get Your Motivation Back After a Depressive Episode?

  This blog entry describes a slow return to motivation and activity after a period of depression.  If it seems utterly dull at first, that is because I was still down.   Friday Morning   Today, I recovered my Windows 10, VirtualBox virtual machine that had become corrupted.  What a relief that is!  Looking at Read More …

Day 489, Ten Activities to Spice Your Morning Ritual

“Where is the energized, heightened, exhilarated pulse one would expect from such a chosen and capable people?  Why do we not hear more laughter and life?  Where is the vibrant, mad fury and passion of the fully engaged human?  Where are the people burning with charisma and joy and magnetism?  Where is the appreciation for Read More …

Day 487, Embracing A New Year

  “There is always a way!” -KaeLyn Morrill   As the new year gets underway, I chose two New Year’s resolutions.  For Christmas, I got some software with which I want to illustrate my blog entries.  Though lately, I have experienced some depression and pain, I look forward eagerly to the year ahead.  Please join Read More …

Day 468, Mindful Placement Position

This past week I struggled with depression.  However, I identified the belief I was feeding it and stopped it within a few days.  Typically, depression like that can run me down for months.  To celebrate feeling better, I invented a new project or game I call MPP or Mindful Placement Position.  More about that in Read More …

Day 460, I Can!

  “I believe I can do anything.”   The little engine affirmed, “I think I can! I think I can!”  We are empowered when we believe we can.  A recent breakthrough in my weight loss program leads me to have faith that I can, after all, lose the fifteen pounds I set out to remove Read More …