My friend Judy sent me the best email this week. The subject line read “Welcome to the Fifties!” I feel honored to be in the club. I have to share what she wrote, because the great thing is that no matter what your age, her “welcome” will apply to you. It’s a great reminder to be present and enjoy where you are, because where you are is a great place to be.
It makes me wonder how different – and how much better – our lives would be if we saw every year, every day as a place we get to enter? What if we saw each moment as an experience that we welcomed? When you read her email, you might just get a clue of what that outlook looks like.
Okay, I don’t mean to do it. Really. I just can’t help it.
It’s not because I am nosey that I eavesdrop … it’s because I’m blind! I can’t help that I hear really, really well.
Seriously, don’t whisper around me. My ears will hone in on whatever you are hoping I won’t hear. If you’re in a coffee shop at the table next to me, you better keep your voice down or you just may turn up in one of my blogs … just like this guy did.
Welcome to my birthday bash! If you’re just joining us, let me fill you in: My 50th birthday is just around the corner, and I’m celebrating by letting my inner nerd out to party! So, what’s my inner nerd? Well, it’s that I absolutely love C.S. Lewis. This week I’ll be talking all things C.S. Lewis on my blog, Facebook, and Twitter. Then, on Saturday, I’m giving away the Ultimate C.S. Lewis Swag Bag to one lucky winner! Be sure to enter the contest at the end of this post, and catch up on the party HERE and peek into the Swag Bag HERE.
Hello my nerdlings! Hasn’t this week been a blast?! Thanks for joining my birthday celebration!
With a whole week dedicated to C.S. Lewis, I think it’s safe to say I have a little crush on C.S. Lewis. Wait, no. It’s a huge crush on him! There’s no use hiding it anymore.
It’s a snowy Tuesday here in Missouri, so I think today would be a good day for a poem. Did you know that C.S. Lewis was also a poet? Yea, he truly did it all! No wonder I love him, right?
Welcome to my birthday bash! If you’re just joining us, let me fill you in: My 50th birthday is just around the corner, and I’m celebrating by letting my inner nerd out to party! So, what’s my inner nerd? Well, it’s that I absolutely love C.S. Lewis. This week I’ll be talking all things C.S. Lewis on my blog, Facebook, and Twitter. Then, on Saturday, I’m giving away the Ultimate C.S. Lewis Swag Bag to one lucky winner! Be sure to enter the contest at the end of this post, and catch up on the party HERE.
Isn’t it liberating to be openly nerdy? I loved hearing about your inner nerdiness this weekend. Life is just more fun this way!
I went shopping for you and filled the Ultimate C.S. Lewis Swag Bag! I’ve been dying to show you what’s inside, and today is the day! One lucky winner will get the whole bundle. Whether you’re a Lewis fanatic like me or just getting to know him, you’ll love this bag. At the end of this post, you can enter to win! It’s easy-peasy. But first, here’s what’s in the bag.
I am about to turn 50 years old and I want to celebrate.
Any woman turning 50 should be able to celebrate however she wants to, right? (Nod your head.) She should be able to, at least for one week, celebrate by letting her inner most nerd escape and party. Right? (I hope you’re still nodding yes!)
Well since you agree, I am going to have a big C.S. Lewis bash for the next 7 days! (Strike up the band!) And below, I’ll share with you how to win the Ultimate C.S. Lewis Swag Bag!
Clayton is an intelligent, thoughtful, contemplative young man. He’s always been a thinker.
When he was born, friends told me that even his little baby face looked “so serious.” Clayton is a smart guy. Chances are, whatever the topic of discussion, Clayton knows something about it … something useful, interesting.
The day I held my son child in my arms for the very first times. There aren’t words to describe the moment.
When we traveled on a family cruise this past summer, we didn’t even miss having the use of our phones for the internet because we had Clayton with us. As we said, “Who needs Google when you’ve got Clayton!”
When an opinionated person chooses to restrain thoughts, it shows a ton of self-control and thoughtfulness toward others. [Click to Tweet]
I’ve learned from him. One thing he’s taught me is even though I may know more, I don’t have to share it. Clayton’s opinions are usually very thought-out, but he isn’t quick to begin lectures on the subject. As he’s matured, he shows other-centered restraint when it comes to dispensing his opinion. What a great example that is to me.