Inspiring Grit Part 1

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By Heather McMillan Grit is the inner determination to never give up. To rise again after a fall. To fight to the end. Even children can have grit. They need it to get through school and navigate peer pressure. Sadly, some kids face “real life” too soon, and a greater need for grit surfaces. For […]

January 8, 2018

One Shining Moment Part 2

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A few more thoughts on Contentment by Heather McMillan Have you ever noticed that moments are fleeting? They don’t last. Good ones go away, and bad ones can’t stay. They are ever rushing by. One after another. Even when there is a string of similar ones in a row, they are still passing. Being content […]

January 1, 2018

Creativity powered by Contentment


December, and more specifically the Christmas season, gives us the MOST concentrated opportunity for practicing contentment than any other time of year. I want so many things! Especially Christmas decorations. I want to go all white…so that means completely starting over. But I want them to have meaning too…not just a bunch of things thrown […]

December 22, 2017

One Shining Moment Part 1

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Thoughts on Contentment The winter weather in Texas is beautiful. Bright skies, cold brisk air. I jumped in my car the other day to make a grocery run. Within a few seconds, the heater was roaring at full speed, my sun glasses were perched on my nose, and I was cranking up the Christmas music.  […]

December 21, 2017

Some thoughts on patience.

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Today my thoughts are about patience. Haha. My first thought is that patience is one of those words that instantly makes people feel guilty. Well, not today. Today, we are going to love it. Hopefully. You’ve encountered the beauty of patience if you’ve ever gotten up before dawn with a baby, stayed up late to listen […]

November 28, 2017