Author, Speaker, and Humorist
“Nutty with a Dash of Meat” Jeanette Levellie here with some tips to help you Shock the Clock and gain more writing time:
- Delight yourself in the Lord
Put God first and He will collaborate with you to help you meet your goals.
- Do away with fear
Progress in baby steps, and ask friends cover you in prayer with each new venture.
- De-clutter and de-junk
Managing clutter is a huge time-eater. Give yourself permission to throw or give away. Enlist a friend’s help to de-junque. Read More →
Kathy Collard Miller
Hello from Kathy Collard Miller, writing from the beautiful desert near Palm Springs, California.
It’s the New Year and I’m going to have to remember to write down 2017. And along with a new year often come the traditional resolutions. I’d like to encourage you to think a little differently about those. For instance, have you ever said things like:
- I’ll never get angry again.
- I’ll always show love toward that person who is unlovable.
- I’ll never be discontent again.
- I’ll always be joyful in every circumstance.
- I’ll have my devotions every day?
It’s easy to think that such determination will bring us success. We may think that God demands such commitments. But have you noticed that when we can’t follow through, we get discouraged and give up? Even thinking God has given up on us also?
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“Nutty with a Dash of Meat” Jeanette Levellie here with a few ways to help you overcome those pesky time thieves that attack us all.
When someone stole our credit card information, we canceled the card. But when time thieves break into my writing schedule and steal precious time, I shrug and say, “I’ll do that project tomorrow.” Too many of these robberies lead to unfinished projects and blocked goals. Your time-stealers may vary, depending on your personality. I imagine you can relate to at least some of these productivity robbers that regularly sneak up on me: Read More →
“Nutty with A Dash of Meat” Jeanette Levellie here with a chapter from my latest
book, Touchable God: Finding the Lord’s Friendship Through Prayer, which releases next month. It is a combination of prayer-journey stories and prayers for friends in crisis. I thought you might find some strength in the prayer about busy-ness:
“Lord, my friend is choking on responsibilities. She is trying to do too much, to be all things to all people. I know this is not Your plan for her.
“Because she loves people and fears disappointing them, she says yes more than she says no. Her schedule is crammed to bursting. Because she accomplishes tasks with excellence, she’s a magnet to people who need things done. Read More →
“Nutty with a Dash of Meat” Jeanette Levellie here with some tips for those of you with kids at home, taken from my Time Management for Part-time Writers conference class, Five Ways to Stay Sane while Raising Cain (or Jane).
Although my kids are done being kids, I’ve learned a few secrets—mostly the hard way—of managing my time when I had only scraps of it to manage. I hope these help and encourage you.
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