Category Archives: Thursday’s Thought

Thursday’s Thoughts – Anne Lamott On Writing

“One of the few things I know about writing is this: spend it all, shoot it, play it, lose it, all, right away, every time. Do not hoard what seems good for a later place in the book, or for … Continue reading

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Behind the door

“If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint’, then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.”  – Vincent Van Gogh “The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thought: Elizabeth Gilbert on Perfectionism

I think perfectionism is just a high-end haute couture version of fear.  I think perfectionism is just fear in fancy shoes and a milk coat, pretending to be elegant when actually it’s just terrified.  Because underneath that shiny veneer, perfectionism … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thought: Lynne Twist on Scarcity

For me, and for many of us, our first waking thought of the day is ‘I didn’t get enough sleep.’  The next one is ‘I don’t have enough time.’  Whether true or not, that thought of not enough occurs to … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thought – A Folk Tale About Worlds

A traveler came upon an old farmer hoeing in his field beside the road. Eager to rest his feet, the wanderer hailed the countryman, who seemed happy enough to straighten his back and talk for a moment. “What sort of … Continue reading

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Moving Cows

I recently came across a blog that has inspired me and blessed me in ways I can’t even describe.  Jon and I stayed up late last night as I read excerpts to him, and we talked about the future, and … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thought – Ann Voskamp on Homeschooling

Scholastically, our aim for our children asks the same question that esteemed educator Charlotte Mason asked: “The question is not, ‘how much does the youth know?’ when he has finished his education––but how much does he care?  And about how … Continue reading

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