Wednesday, August 22, 2018 – Intentionality

You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage—pleasantly, smilingly, nonapologetically, to say “no” to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger “yes” burning inside. The enemy of the “best” is often the “good.

Stephen Covey

I think I spent the whole night dreaming about canning tomatoes. It’s time for that last push to fill the canning shelves with salsa and tomatoes.

The weather forecast indicates a cooling trend later this week—it will be perfect for indoor days spent in the kitchen.

But today, on what might be the last hot day of August, I have things to do in town this morning and a firm appointment on my deck with a book this afternoon.


I’m a writer, reader, and creative. I thought by now I’d have things figured out, but I keep coming up with more questions. I think that’s okay. I’m here most mornings pondering ordinary things and the thin places where faith intersects.

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