1. Get up when your alarm goes off.
Your first five seconds of the day are crucial. Hitting the snooze button starts a procrastination mindset that can spread to your entire day, making it difficult to stay motivated. The longer you debate getting up, the less likely it is you actually will (Believe me, I know. I’m not a morning person). When your alarm goes off, decide in less than five seconds to get up and start your day. Continue reading
First of all disclaimer: I’m as guilty as the next person when it comes to liking compliments. It’s nice! Who doesn’t like it?
In theory, compliments are what a lot of people like collecting. We like the idea of people noticing something positive about us, whether that be a new haircut, a new outfit, or maybe even when someone notices something cool we’ve done and mentions it. Continue reading
Be careful asking God for more, because He will always deliver.
I think God has worked on me in stages, as He normally does, but in much larger stages than usual at the start of my college years because I finally asked for more, discontent with the level I was experiencing His presence in my life. Continue reading
Over the past week I’ve woken up at home. Finally at home, and for an indefinite period of time. I’ve looked forward to this very much since I haven’t gotten to stay in one place indefinitely for a very long time. Continue reading
So here I am. One day after turning in my dissertation, my final project for university, and it’s been relaxing. I’ve done all the things I’ve wished I could do back when I had to be studying and writing, and it’s been just one day and I’m already sick of it. Continue reading
Y’all I have a thing for books. For Christmas all I wanted was books even though I’m running out of room on my shelves for them all, because there’s so many out there that sound amazing and I want to read them! Continue reading
It happens occasionally doesn’t it? The past creeps up on you and the enemy uses it to remind us of how ashamed we should feel and how condemned and unworthy we are. Let me just say two things.
One: Those are LIES. Continue reading
Hi there, it’s Madeleine.
I had a bit of an interesting morning yesterday, and just figured I’d write out what happened and my mini revelation here.
First: I forgot to supervise the coffee machine after I flipped it on, and as a result I looked up from my mountain of laundry to find a coffee mug overflowing Continue reading
Jesus asking questions creates some of my favorite bits of scripture, partly because the concept makes me smile. Jesus? Asking questions? It just sounds funny, because He’s Jesus. What could He possibly want to know that He doesn’t already? But I think that’s the point. Continue reading
I am finally back at my computer. It seems like I’ve been away a lot longer than two weeks, but perhaps that’s because I hadn’t touched my computer at all for most of that time, which was strange after so much time Continue reading