Posts Tagged ‘#mondayblogs’

imageThis week’s happiness list challenge is the list the things you want to say no to.

Boy, do I have a list…

I want to say no to:









I also want to say no to the people who:


Drain emotions

Cause trouble




Bring others down

Are selfish and cruel

So, this week, the challenge is to follow your instincts and say no to the things you don’t have the time, energy or desire to do without feeling the guilt that you said no.

I’m gonna give it a whirl. I hope you will, too!



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This week’s list challenge is to share everything you feel passionate about.

My dictionary defines passion as “any powerful or compelling emotion or feeling, as love or hate; a strong or extravagant fondness, enthusiasm, or desire.

A few things I am passionate about, in no particular order:

*Writing – I love writing sweet romances. And it’s beyond loving what I do for a living. It’s something powerful and awesome that makes me excited to get up each day.

*Captain Cavedweller



*History (when it comes to fashion or interesting tidbits from everyday life)

What are you passionate about? What makes you excited to begin a new day?

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everyday is a second chance

Aren’t new beginnings great?

Here we are on the very first day of a brand new month with 29 days of wonder stretching before us.

Truly, I’m a big fan of new beginnings. I always look forward to the start of new year. I like the beginning of a new month. I even enjoy the anticipation of a new week. And I am grateful, so grateful, to have the opportunity to open my eyes and begin each new day.

I love this little quote. Every day is a second chance at grace.

So, maybe yesterday we didn’t quite get things right. Maybe we beat ourselves up over something. Maybe we judged someone or cast out some blame.

But today is a new day, full of possibilities and opportunities. And full of grace.

I hope I never take for granted these amazing second chances at grace.

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