• Scale Back Your Habits

    Dena January 17, 2023

    I am in the midst of the most successful month that I have had in 4 years. These last few years, I have been struggling to get my life in order. Remaining consistent with basic habits was a challenge for me. I could not build lasting consistency in areas like exercising, eating healthy and at home, keeping my house tidy, drinking enough water, and so on. A couple of years…

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  • An Introduction to Abusive Behavior

    Dena February 4, 2022

    Bullying does not just happen to children. Adults can be bullies too. Adult bullying behavior is also called abusive, violent, unstable, narcissistic and psychopathic, to name a few. Whatever word you use to describe it, abusive behavior is at the center of it. First let’s…

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  • Normalize “Not Getting Anything Done”

    Dena November 1, 2021

    Today I want to talk about the difference between “seen” and “unseen” work. This is such an important topic and it is so close to my heart. As a stay at home mom, or a work from home mom, there are so many times when…

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  • My Weekly & Daily To-Do List Method

    Dena March 2, 2020

    Hello, sweet friends! Happy Monday to you. This morning I am sharing an update about how bullet-journaling and list-keeping is coming along for me. It’s been a month now since I began this practice and, simply put, it’s working great. One of my big struggles…

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  • Time Management: 5 Tips for Working from Home

    Dena February 20, 2020

    Hello, friends! In my last few posts I talked about the rain and the cold, but pleased to report that the sun is shining and the air is warm today. It feels like an early glimpse at spring and it is such a deeply welcome…

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  • 2019: A Year of Abundance

    Dena January 9, 2019

    2015: Survive 2016: Bravery 2017: Strength 2018: Build 2019: Abundance My words of the year, these last five years, tell a story. My story of surviving, of bravery, of strength, of rebuilding, and of — at last — thriving in the abundance that God has…

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  • beautiful just the same

    Dena June 28, 2018

    This life is not what I imagined it would be, but it’s beautiful just the same. I took these photographs last week on the golden afternoon of the Summer Solstice. The Solstice always holds such an important space in my heart. It is a day…

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  • You can do anything. But you can’t do everything.

    Dena March 24, 2018

    “How did I end up here, again?” I asked myself, lying on my back in the emergency room hospital bed a couple of weeks ago. It was the second time in as many years that I found myself in that very position. Recently a friend…

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  • january 2018: heart spill

    Dena January 17, 2018

    It’s been a long-time coming, but a lot of the things that I have been praying for, for so long, have finally come to pass. I am grateful and humble. Soon my life will be marked with sweeping changes and before all of that happens,…

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