Marking Time

In military Drill and Ceremony, when the command, “Mark Time, March” is given, Soldiers march in place without making progress in any direction.  According to Wikipedia, it can also mean to do a minor job or task whilst waiting for an opportunity to arise.  Perhaps someone might say, “I’m just marking time flipping burgers until […]

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Taxes

I would like to consider myself a competent and independent woman, capable of handling most of what life throws with me. I am a graduate of West Point, a combat veteran, have traveled around the world, and birthed two babies, you would think a little number crunching and paperwork would be a walk in the park. Nevertheless, […]

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The Incline

After two years of simultaneously talking about it and making excuses for why I couldn’t, I finally did The Incline yesterday.  Shhh…don’t tell, it is sort of illegal. Trails.Com says it is a 3 mile hike with a 2,011 feet gain in elevation from the base in Manitou Springs near the Cog Railway to the top of the […]

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Jonah Moments

When You Face Jonah Moments

Have you ever felt the hand of God move you? Has He ever placed you squarely in the last place on earth you ever wanted to go or used undesirable circumstances to bring about desirable changes in your life? If so, then you’ve faced Jonah Moments. Maybe you’re staring down the throat of a big […]

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March Craft Day

I thought I would do a little recap of the Craft Day activities for March.  I was waiting until this week in hope of capturing some more pictures of Tuesday’s session, but if you read my Battle Plans Blog from yesterday, you know how that turned out. The original ideas for this Craft Day came […]

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Who is Writing Your Battle Plans?

Last week I was bummed to miss my weekly Bible study group, but excited about the prospect of my highest turn-out yet for a My Messy Desk Craft Workshop. Two regulars were bringing guests and two ladies from last week wanted to come back!  It was going to be crazy and crowded and creative! Then, over […]

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