why we fail to achieve goals and how to rock your year

Why we fail to achieve goals & how to rock the new year

Ruthie character building, Christian living, Clutter-free mind, organization, Productivity, Regrouping 5 Comments

Why we fail to achieve goals…ever wonder that? I whispered this prayer on a Saturday morning in early December, seeking to prioritize my new year goals: Father, I thank you for what I’ve endured this year, because you’ve shown me where to start next year. The first reason we fail to achieve goals If you’re like me, you’ve got plenty …

Seeking God's will for your life

Seeking God’s will for your life and how to find it

Ruthie Gray character building, Christian living, encouragement, faith, Prayer 8 Comments

Are you seeking God’s will for your life? A mom often finds herself in seasons of transition, wondering what to do.  Worry over questions like, “How do I rear my child in this phase?”, “Should I homeschool?”, and, “What can I do to help with income” leap to the foreground.  So what’s the best way to decide? Seeking God’s will …

7 signs you need to spring-clean your mind for focus. Motivation for decluttering and organizing your mind from a special spring cleaning series.

7 signs you need to spring clean your mind for focus

Ruthie character building, Christian living, encouragement, organization, Rearing 1 Comment

  Have you ever thought to spring clean your mind for focus? Spring cleaning – I just love the thought of those two little words!  My mind’s eye pictures sun-dappled, gleaming floors; light streaming through sparkling glass windows.  White vases, laden with tulips, flank clean kitchen counters.  A gentle breeze from the freshly swept deck wafts a subtle fragrance of potted …

Goal setting: how to target God’s will and achieve victory

Ruthie character building, Christian living 12 Comments

Ten years ago I thought it was impossible to achieve victory in goal setting.  You see, I experienced a giant slump in my spiritual life.  I could have been the “Christian Failure” poster child.  Oh, I didn’t look that way on the outside. But on the inside? My heart was in turmoil.  Swirling thoughts inside my brain rang of doubt …