Category Archives: Attitude

Is perfectionism stopping you?

Is perfectionism stopping you? Perfectionism is not your friend!  I want to show you something. It’s only a tiny square of one of Vincent Van Gogh’s earliest works.   If you’re expecting to see the polished, flawless perfection of Gerret Willemsz Heda ( who painstakingly smooths all the tracks of his works; then you’ll be dissappointed.  […]

See Beyond What You Can See.

What do I mean by saying “See beyond what you can see”? Did you start your new year off with a “theme word or phrase”?Everywhere I turn people have selected words related to vision for 2020 since 20/20 eyesight means you have perfect vision. But no-one seems more excited about the idea of 20/20 Vision […]

How to never get so satisfied that you stop reaching for more

I’m not satisfied with my weight right now, so when my friend challenged me to lose 5 lbs with her this month I eagerly accepted. I’m working on it! I’m eating right and exercising everyday.   But, there’s a major challenge to getting that weight off. It’s birthday month in the Holland house. Both of […]

There Once Was a Woman Who Swallowed a…

There once was a woman who swallowed a lie.

There once was a woman who swallowed a fly. The nursery rhyme asks… “perhaps she will die.” And everyone gasps, “Oh my! Why?”   But when I say, “There once was a woman who swallowed a lie.” No one gasps or even asks. A lie is harmless our actions imply. Besides, “Why should I pry?” […]

What Do You Do With Rejection?

Don't allow rejection to deflate you!

She was my Missionette (The name of the girl’s group in our church.) Mom. She was a powerful woman of God and the women’s ministry leader. With church and raising four children, she was one busy lady! I picked her to be my Missionette Mom. She explained to me how busy she was and only […]

When You Want to SCREAM… Why?

in our dark hole of unbelief we ask the question "why"

Good Questions Questions wield tremendous power because they activate the brain. Questions are the key that unlocks the door of imagination and creativity in your brain. Questions birth new inventions, businesses and cures for diseases. Processing the right questions help us identify the core problem, instead of putting bandaids on consequences. Questions can lead us to answers […]