Tag Archives: High school

Make your resolutions attainable

31 Dec

Well tomorrow is the beginning of another year. It is the time of year to come up with 3 , 5 or 7 fabulous statements of things that you will achieve in the next 365 days.

Do you remember last years resolutions? If you do, thats great!
Did you complete them? If you did thats wonderful!

Our new year resolutions are to often too big. Have you ever made a resolution to run a marathon but you have not ran since track in high school? Resolutions should be small pieces to the big picture. For example, if your big picture is to run a marathon, start with an attainable resolution of walking/jogging 2 to 3 times a week. This is still a big commitment, however it will not lead to complete failure mid-July when you have not opened your brand new box of Nike‘s you purchased on sale January 2nd. Instead you can admit you are behind, open the box, and go for a walk. That way at years end if you have accomplished to at least walking or jogging twice a week you can feel great about yourself and you can extend the resolution to making a hbit of jogging or running three times per week.

Isn’t that better than knowing it has been yet another year and you still have not ran that marathon.

Blessings & Giggles to you & yours,

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The Lifehouse Skit

6 Nov

Saddleback Church High School Ministry performs “The Lifehouse Skit”

In this video the girl finds herself overcome by all the vices made to look so attractive in life: sexual impurity, greed for money, drinking, bulimia, and cutting.
The lies that she has been told about her worthlessness and inability to measure up lead her into depression, attempted suicide, and ultimately into a desperation that motivates her to once again seek her first love.

Only after the girl hits rock bottom does she remember the true source of her joy, a relationship with Christ.

Can you relate?

I can.

 

1 John 4:4 – You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world

fifty things to do by 50

11 Sep

( in no particular order)

Publish a book

Watch all 5 children graduate from high school

Visit all islands of Hawaii

Go on a family mission trip

Complete the Komen 3 Day Walk for the Cure

Learn to Scuba Dive
Write a post on each chapter of the Books of the Bible (66 65 to go! Genesis)

Watch the fireworks on 4th of July at the Statue of Liberty

Celebrate our 5th, 10th & 15th Wedding Anniversary

Attend my 20th & 30th High School Reunion
Learn to Sail

Speak at a Conference

Celebrate my 40th & 50th Birthday with grace

Take the entire family to Disneyland

Tour Hershey’s Chocolate Factory

Write a complete childhood story

Complete all Beth Moore’s Bible Studies

Scrapbook – Paper & Digitally ( Photos w/ pictures) each child’s life from birth to 18 (step-children beginning in 2005)

Take a train across the United States

Visit the larger Lighthouses on the West & East Coast

Take a Photography class & obtain a good camera

Publish a book for children

Publish an article in a larger newspaper & magazine

Visit & Tour Mall of America

Visit Niagara Falls

Write & publish a Simple & Scrumptious Cookbook

Celebrate my 1st (September 23rd 2010), 5th, 10th & 15th Blog Aversary on Soccer Mom in Giggle Town

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Go to a show on Broadway

Visit Las Vegas

Celebrate New Years Eve at Time Square

Obtain a passport

Witness all 5 children be baptized in church

Celebrate each child’s acceptance of Jesus as their Lord & Savior of their lives

Attend a Weekend to Remember w/ my husband

Learn to play the piano well

Learn to play the acoustic guitar

Write a song

Sing a Song during offertory

Share my testimony to my church family

Take Ballroom Dance lessons w/ Chad

Take Malachi to a Nascar event

Take Brittany to a major Ballet Production

Take Mason to a Large Motocross Event

Take Collin to see a game in the World Series

Take Lily to _________________________(filled in once she has big dreams)

Assist Chad with his dream to enter a car race (legally)

Learn to garden

Maintain, grow & develop my friendship with Tanja

Take a Cruise

Maintain a regular scheduled podcast program for moms

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