Cherish

What Do You Cherish?

When I typed my editorial calendar ideas for this year, I thought I’d spend copious amounts of time in front of my computer writing thoughtful, inspiring content for you. Now, eight weeks into 2021, I am just posting my third blog of the year. My thoughts about how to approach writing this blog did not […]

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Makasha's Balcony Garden

Tending to My Life | Cultivate

On Twitter, someone asked, “When do we stop saying Happy New Year?” My response, “Since God rested on Day 7, the year is no longer new on Day 8.” As I write this, it is January 6, 2021. Check the news from this day. It’s crazy. But I digress. Last year, I was recovering from […]

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Mindful Decision-Making

Be Mindful: 4 Ways to Make Better Decisions

Have you ever said or done something in the heat of the moment, only to regret it later? I have. All cases of regret come from an undesired end outcome. I guess that’s why “Habit 2” in Franklin Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is “Begin with the end in mind.” Mindful decision-making […]

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Gluten Free Grains

May 2020 Goals, Gripes, and Grit | Goodbye Gluten

Although the great State of Georgia has reopened, I’m still practicing social distancing. I’m also giving up gluten. But, enough about gluten. For some accountability, I’m posting my May goals. Goals + Gluten I’ve known that I have a gluten sensitivity since 2015 but have failed miserably in eliminating gluten from my diet. I’m a self-professed […]

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Finding Your Focus When You’ve Lost It

One of the hardest parts of marriage and motherhood is the constant struggle to operate in your own identity independent of your husband and children. When you don’t know who you are, it is almost impossible to focus on where you’re going or where you’re leading your children. I’ve been there, so caught up into […]

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