Weekends, Wisdom

African shoes, perspective + Saturday

I heard this great parable yesterday, so obviously I have to share, because as you know, I love parables. I’m pretty sure it’s one that many people have heard before, but I guess I never had. Two shoe salesmen go to Africa: Two shoe salesmen were sent to Africa in the early 1900s to see if there was a market…

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Friday 5

Friday 5- my week’s rating + quotes

Hey, Friday… welcome. 🙂 This week was kinda “meh” for me. Fine- nothing wrong, really, but my typical schedule was thrown off in one way or another most days + the frigid weather = literally trapped inside (i.e. no walks even! 🙁 ). I’ve just felt a little tired/lazy/unmotivated on the whole and would give the week a ~3/5 rating.…

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Friday 5

Friday 5

Day #5 of the 12 Days of Christmas Challenge ✔ – Night walk The boys and I headed out on a walk around the neighborhood last night. Ivan got home late from work and had just walked in the door and wasn’t really in the mood to go back out in the 26 degree weather. 🙂 It started out so-so…

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Deep thoughts, Gratitude

Three Things Thursday + Lights!

I love collecting quotes. In fact, I need to come up with a better system for saving them. I have some in my “notebook”, some are in an email folder, some saved on Instagram, others I never do save and end up losing…. 3 that I’m loving this week: 1. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that…

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