In this issue: This is for anyone who has ever wished they could escape from regular life for just a few days; a personal retreat is calling your name! A getaway with God is a time to pull away, refresh, and renew. But where does someone start? Author Letitia Suk makes a guest appearance to explain how her own personal retreat turned into a ministry of helping others plan their own getaways. We talk about how it has changed her life and the lives of others. Inspired Life: It Isn’t a Girls Weekend Life, Repurposed: Soul Renewal Recommended Resource This blogzine content […]
In this issue: Do you ever feel as if you’re always running and never have time to rest? When was the last time you took a day to refresh? I’ll use my own struggle as exhibit A for why a sabbath is important, and I’ll share some resources with ideas for how to give yourself a break. Inspired Life: You Can’t Do it All! Life, Repurposed: What is a Sabbath? Recommended Resource This blogzine content is on the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and on YouTube as well!
In this issue: What happens when life doesn’t go the way you’ve planned, when your plan A is no longer part of the picture? It’s hard to embrace plan B, and maybe we don’t like it at all, but resilience has a lot to do with how we frame our thinking. In this issue, we talk about facing adversity, finding hope, and discovering resilience. Inspired Life: Facing Adversity and Grief Life, Repurposed: 3 Ways to Process Plan B Recommended Resource This blogzine content is on the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and on YouTube as well!
In episode 13 of the podcast and vlog, I introduced a 3-in-1 book called Healthy Living Series from author Susan Neal that includes the following titles all bound into one book: 1. 7 Steps to Get off Sugar and Carbohydrates 2. Christian Study Guide for 7 Steps to Get off Sugar and Carbohydrates 3. Healthy Living Journal I’m here to share my thoughts about the book with readers. I like that the book includes practical steps that also incorporate spiritual principles. It’s important to me to have concrete actionable processes, and this book delivers. It is also full of ideas, […]
In this issue: Are you working 9 to 5 and not feeling fulfilled in the work you do? Do you long for more than just a paycheck? What if you could start over and pursue what you really want to do? Discover how pursuing a new dream doesn’t have to equal becoming a starving artist. Inspired Life: Career Change Life, Repurposed: New Purpose Recommended Resource This blogzine content is on the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and on YouTube as well!
In this issue: Cancer came unexpectedly and Joanie put life on hold, paused her career as a nurse, and in days was headed for surgery. In the aftermath of chemo and cancer, Joanie is a survivor. She now supports others going through the journey, and has published a book, In Her Shoes: Dancing in the Shadow of Cancer to encourage women and equip them with Scripture, hope and resources. Inspired Life: Unexpected Health Crisis Life, Repurposed: Joy Through the Trial Recommended Resource This blogzine content is on the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and on YouTube as well!
In this issue: Sometimes friends pile a lot of shoulds on each other. Have you caught yourself telling someone what they ought to do, rather than listening? Are you tired of being the one that others heap their shoulds on? Learn tips for how to learn to be a friend rather than a fixer, and how to reply when someone tries to fix you. Also discover a small group resource that you and your friends might want to consider. Inspired Life: Burdened by Should Life, Repurposed: When Others Heap on Shoulds Recommended Resource This blogzine content is on the podcast […]
Explore why we procrastinate and learn seven tips for breaking the habits that lead to unproductive behaviors. You’ll be encouraged to think about how putting something off might take longer than actually doing it, and get links to more than three resources to get you started with new habits.
The February 2019 promotion of the Kindle version of The Repurposed and Upcycled Life: When God Turns Trash to Treasure has ended, but you can still get a copy of the Kindle version for free when you purchase a print book. For verified Amazon purchases of the print version of the book, Amazon users will be able to download the Kindle version at no extra charge. This is a special that authors and publishers can offer if they wish. This offer is only good for purchases made on Amazon and not books purchased directly from the author. About the Book Life […]
The book featured in this post explains the nine types of Enneagram personalities and helps you figure out why you feel as if you repeatedly stumble into the same self-defeating patterns.