Category Archives: 52 Ways for More Serenity

52 Ways for More Serenity in Life and Home :: end well (week #52)

Week #52  End well This isn’t exact science, but I have noticed something… People don’t always remember the beginning of your story, but will almost always remember the end of it.  Somehow, what others did or didn’t do in closure gets branded as our memories of them. And honestly, how we end chapters of our […]

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52 Ways for More Serenity in Life and Home :: give generously, set smaller goals (week #50, #51)

Week #50  Give generously With the Christmas season just recently behind us, many of us are aware of titles such as Scrooge or Grinch tossed around to describe the stingy and ‘reluctant to share’ ones. Hopefully, this doesn’t describe any of us.  But beyond the outward appearance of giving generously, our hearts should also be turned in […]

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52 Ways for More Serenity in Life and Home :: week #48, #49

One year ago today…. I began a journey of sharing words, prayerfully encouraging you to bring more peace into your life. This week, just in time for a one year anniversary, we’ll wrap up the weekly series 52 ways for More Serenity in Life and Home.  I would thank you for joining me, but let’s save this […]

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52 Ways for More Serenity in Life and Home :: stay in season (week #47)

The year is wrapping up, can you believe? I hope you’re enjoying moments of peace and stillness in the midst of the holiday hubbub.  I’m finding my way through it all. This week holds a tremendous amount of excitement and goodness for our family…There are 2 music rehearsals, 3 Christmas concerts, 1 graduation ceremony, a church anniversary banquet, […]

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52 Ways for More Serenity in Life and Home :: simplify holiday expectations (week #46)

This week definitely ushers us into the full swing of the holiday season! For our home, there will be family get-togethers, concerts for the kids, gift shopping, cookie making and Advent celebrating.  The season has potential to raise our stress levels, but we can probably control just how much we choose to do. Today’s encouragement […]

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52 Ways for More Serenity in Life and Home :: define your home and family’s purpose (week #44, #45)

{this post may contain affiliate links; see disclosure here.} We’re closing in to the finish line of this series! Find all posts in the 52 Ways for More Serenity in Life and Home listed here. Week #44  Define your family’s purpose Many, many years ago, I read Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families.  For […]

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