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Time Keeps on Slippin’ into the Future: Part Two, Adding Time

Time keeps on slippin’ slippin’ slippin’ into the future. This first line of a Steve Miller Band song has haunted me ever since I read Ann Voskamp’s book, One Thousand Gifts. There are so many nuggets of wisdom in there, but I have been fascinated by Ann’s statement below: Giving thanks is ultimately an invitation to slow time down with the weight of full attention. In Part One we explored thankfulness and slowing time down. How taking time to be thankful helps us slow down, get more focused, and act more intentionally. In Part Two we will explore thankfulness and adding time to your day. I’m sure all of us have said at one time or another, if I only had a few more hours in the day, I could get caught up. Can we add hours to our day? Well, not actually of course, but we can feel like we have and the results of our day can demonstrate that we have, somehow, added time to our day. One of the deepest connections I …

Time Keeps on Slippin’ into the Future: Part One, Slowing Time

Where does your 24-7 go? Into the future? Become a part of your past? All I know is that it mostly seems to disappear and disappear way too quickly. I design a great plan for the week and then it’s Thursday and my plan looks like a train wreck! Priority one for Monday slippin’ into Tuesday, time with my sister on Tuesday slippin’ into Wednesday, scooping the kitty litter every day hop skip and jumping over into Friday, and so on. Time keeps on slippin’ slippin’ slippin’ into the future. This first line of a Steve Miller Band song has haunted me ever since I read Ann Voskamp’s book, One Thousand Gifts. There are so many nuggets of wisdom in there, but I have been fascinated by Ann’s statement below: Giving thanks is ultimately an invitation to slow time down with the weight of full attention. Giving thanks and using gratitude journals has been a good idea since Oprah popularized it, and millions of you guys (including me) have started and stopped and started again …

Why Flux & Flow?

As you can imagine, it took many days of good old-fashioned work and using some of those new mind-mapping tools to find the symbols and words that reflected my heart, my passions and my goals for this blog. So, you might ask, why Flux & Flow? The fire that fuels my soul is helping a woman whose life is in transition. Will you be able to see yourself and your strengths clearly? Can you figure out your new surroundings and shift into a new dream? May I help you discover your own uniqueness and how you are essential to the world you now live in? My own life is in flux far more than I might like to admit, but then again, I value change. My friends say I like change for change’s sake, but sometimes a change is as good as a rest! That’s where you will usually find me … flowing into a change. New exercise program, new friends, new tennis team, new diet, new calling. Definition of flux from dictionary.com: Continuous change, …