• MidLife

    Retirement for the Second Time

    For the past several weeks I have eluded to “major” changes in 2019. Now that I have officially submitted my resignation, I can finally announce my retirement … for the second time. My family doesn’t quite believe me. They just…

  • Enneagram,  MidLife

    My Enneagram Type: Social 6w5

    Are you familiar with the Enneagram? While often summarized as a personality test (similar to Myers-Briggs), it is in fact, so much more. I was first drawn to research the Enneagram as a useful tool to help me develop Delilah…

  • Impostor Syndrome,  MidLife

    OLW 2019: Confidence

    I have participated in Ali Edward’s One Little Word (OLW) movement since 2013. Previous yearly one-words included: Balance – Peace – Delight – FUN – Nourish – SP-ACE This year’s one word chose me: CONFIDENCE Throughout 2018 I slowly developed the courage to confront Delilah (my harsh…

  • MidLife

    2019: Take Two

    December 18th was the last time I wrote a post. I did not intend to take such a long blogging break. In fact, I had great plans to develop a consistent blogging habit. But life had other ideas. I finished…

  • Books,  MidLife

    Mini-Habits and Finish

    December is my favorite month of the year. I love the anticipation of Christmas day, filled with familiar traditions such as girls’ baking day, the Christmas Eve Vigil, and of course, honoring Christ’s gift of eternal life by giving one…

  • MidLife

    A Peaceful Life Can Have Purpose

    Recently I wrote a guest blog post, Thriving Requires Letting Go of the Lies, for Sue’s Over Fifty and Thriving series. The idea for that post was inspired by the book, Girl, Wash Your Face, by Rachel Hollis (my review…