Savor the Moments with a Slower Pace

Savor the Moments with a Slower Pace

One of my favorite things about retirement is the slower pace. The frantic striving I thought was necessary to complete my never-ending to-do list wore me out. Irritability and impatience became my constant response to everything and everyone. I rarely managed to...
Need Comfort? Turn to God’s Word

Need Comfort? Turn to God’s Word

Do you have a comfort food? I don’t, not really. I use the open-the-fridge-or-pantry-and-stuff-what-I-see-first-into-my-mouth method. It doesn’t matter what it is. Which is why I’m on Weight Watchers trying to lose the 40 pounds I gained over the last three years. I...
Pause to Learn Contentment

Pause to Learn Contentment

For years I spent my life in hurry mode. Determined to get everything done so I could have time to rest, relax, breathe. More often than not, I kept going beyond the time when the clock said stop. My car, the last in the parking lot at school. Folding laundry after...
Learn the Contentment Secret, Part Two

Learn the Contentment Secret, Part Two

Last week, I confessed my struggle to find contentment. Years of trials and sorrow left me frustrated and weary. I shared four secrets to learning contentment. Today, I want to share three more secrets of how I learned to be more content. Contentment Secret Five: Meet...

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