Today I don’t have it all together. I didn’t yesterday and I won’t tomorrow. Who says we have to have it all together? No really, who started that unrealistic expectation that clouds our mind and our potential on a daily basis? It’s a lie. A deceitful seed that was planted at some point years ago within ourselves that quite frankly, I’m over. There’s a beautiful balance between drive to be our best and contentment with where we are in life. And just like life, there is no end destination to this perfect state of balance, rather an ebb and flow of successful days, grace-filled days, and bare-minimum days; and in my opinion all are enough and so are we. Continue reading “I Don’t Have It All Together and Neither Should You”
Mother’s Day is just days away and if you’re like me, you miiiiight be a bit of a procrastinator and you may need a little inspiration for the special mothers in your life! OR better yet, to give a few strong hints to the men in your life. 😉 Whether you already have your gift for mom or not, I’ve put together 10 gifts under $50 to help you in the gifting direction. Continue reading “Last Minute Shopper’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide Under $50”
This morning had me deep in thought over a recent story I read over the weekend that continues to unfold. It’s the beautiful story shared by Simply Sadie Jane, about a simple act of kindness by her son and the lives that were changed by one small gesture. Continue reading “Small Acts of Kindness Day”
Fear is a funny thing. And by funny I clearly mean it’s terrifying. Not a profound statement, I’m aware, but how do we fight a case of the fears that creep into our minds? History would tell me that I’ve battled this crippling thought process for years: am I good enough, what if I fail, what if I do all this for nothing? But faith and the truth in God’s vision would tell a different story. When fear threatens our prosperity, what is that doing to our potential selves? Continue reading “When Fear Threatens Our Prosperity”
Closing out the 2017 year fire side with the fam and watching Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve…and glass of bubbles in hand. Oh how times have changed. While tonight may be at a slower pace than years before, this year has been anything but. In the last 12 months the Cott crew has had a few changes, addresses, and jobs. As the saying goes, for every ending there is a beginning and this year has been a year of new beginnings.
Here are LtL’s Top 3 posts according to you, the reader, followed by my Top 3 of 2017: Continue reading “A Year in Review: 2017”