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FOG: Focus on Gratitude Day 27

This morning I drove my oldest to the final basketball tryout for the Freshman team. And I marveled at how far he’s come. He’s always had the talent. He gets it honest from my husband, but he lacked discipline. And it held him back. There’s something about the summer between 8th and 9th grade. Hours … Continue reading FOG: Focus on Gratitude Day 27

FOG: Focus on Gratitude Day 26

I DO NOT enjoy grocery shopping. And that's all I'm going to say about my “first-world problems.” Today I big grocery shopped which involves at least two stores because this chick who doesn’t enjoy grocery shopping, loves a good deal! And as usual, I asked my larger order get double-bagged, brown inside of plastic, packed … Continue reading FOG: Focus on Gratitude Day 26

FOG: Focus on Gratitude Day 25

It’s said voter turnout in midterm elections is 40% compared to 60% in presidential election years. Both of those percentages are abysmal but several factors play a role. Here in Texas there’s been much discussion about legislation designed to make it challenging for some constituents to vote. And though a theocracy not of this world … Continue reading FOG: Focus on Gratitude Day 25

FOG: Focus on Gratitude Day 24

I’m new to the world of TED Talks, and a few surprised me over the past year. Today I watched a couple talks by Drew Dudley, a renowned speaker and author on all things leadership. And what he shared about leadership gave me pause because the only other leader I heard approach leadership from that … Continue reading FOG: Focus on Gratitude Day 24

FOG: Focus on Gratitude Day 23

It took a minute to think of something I'm grateful for. Well, to clarify, there are MANY things I'm grateful for daily: salvation, food, shelter, clothing, etc. But in these 31 days I want to touch on the things that don't readily come to mind. I was stuck until I went back through the day … Continue reading FOG: Focus on Gratitude Day 23