The Ultimate War Room Game Changer (and What You Need to Do to Make it Work)

Last Friday I wrote about the 4 reasons why having a war room isn’t going to change your life. For weeks and weeks after creating my special prayer closet, I didn’t make time to spend with God. This week, I’m going to tell you what has been my game changer. Are you ready for this?

2-War Room Game Changer

It’s quite simple really: I decided I had to change my sleep schedule.

Instead of going to bed late night after night, I set my bed time for 9-9:30 and my wake up time for 5-5:30. This means no more surfing the internet aimlessly ’til 11, falling asleep on the phone, or working on projects ’til my brain hurts and I can hardly keep my eyes open. Instead, I try to schedule my tasks so that I’m in bed at a reasonable hour so I can wake up and have those early morning moments with God.

Now, I can’t lie to you–this is a process. There are days where this works better than others. Sometimes I simply can’t get to sleep that early and wake up that early. Late nights are not only a hard habit to break sometimes they’re unavoidable. Like I mentioned in the last post, new habits are hard to stick to and prayer requires trade-off BUT it’s a process I’ve committed to because I believe in the power of early mornings.

Saying no to late nights and yes to early mornings is like setting a standing appointment with the Lord to meet Him at a time when fewer things can distract me. No text messages, no knocks on my door, no messages needing an immediate answer. I can enjoy the peace in my closet and focus on God-it’s a beautiful thing and it’s worth waking up for!

The Bible has a lot to say about seeking the Lord in the morning. Here are a few verses:

“My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.” Psalm 5:3 KJV

“Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee.” KJV

“My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give praise. Awake up, my glory; awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early. I will praise thee, O Lord, among the people: I will sing unto thee among the nations. For they mercy is great unto the heavens, and thy truth unto the clouds. Be thou exalted O God, above the heavens: let thy glory be above all the earth.” Psalms 57:7-11 KJV

Early in the morning

Even though I’m most definitely a chronic snoozer and like burrowing under the covers ’til the last possible second, I’ve found that waking up early and tackling my top priorities first thing in the morning, makes me feel much better throughout the rest of the day.

So how exactly does one bounce out of those comfy sheets and into the prayer closet? Here are 4 tips to help you get started and make it work:

  1. DON’T HIT SNOOZE. This is the absolute hardest for me. It’s so incredibly habitual. DON’T DO IT. It’s best to have your clock or phone on the other side of the room so you have to get up and turn it off. Whatever you have to do, get yourself out of the bed before your body has a chance to think.
  2. MAKE YOUR BED. It’s easier to stay up when you’ve made your bed. Something clicks in my brain, telling me that sleepy-time is over and the day has begun. If making your bed isn’t a habit, try it and see what happens!
  3. HYDRATE. Seriously. It’s time to wake up physically and mentally. Your body hasn’t had water in several hours and it needs to be hydrated. Don’t shock yourself with cold water, room temp is good or warmed up with some lemon will do you even better!
  4. PREP FOR PRAYER. Don’t go directly from bed to closet. Trust me on this one. If I go straight into prayer upon rising, I fall asleep before getting very far. I usually start out with listening to some worshipful music and reading the Bible. The key is to wake up your brain while preparing yourself for prayer. But don’t check email or social media, don’t catch up on the news, don’t start playing your favorite podcast or reviewing project deadlines. All that can wait. It’s time to focus. This is also a good time to review any prayer requests you may have, either for yourself or someone else.

These are really simple steps but they help. But remember–it’s a process. You’re not going to be good at this right away and that’s okay–all good things take time. Pray about it! Be open about your struggles with the Lord. Ask Him to give you the strength to rise early and stay awake. And on the days that don’t go so well, give yourself some grace. Don’t bully yourself, God certainly won’t. You’re asking Him to change your heart in drawing you into a stronger prayer life, He’ll give you what you need to make the appointments with Him.

Let me just add that there isn’t a right time or a wrong time to pray. Your prayer time might be in the evening when everyone’s asleep for the night or maybe sometime in the middle of the day when everyone else is occupied for an hour and that’s totally fine. I personally think that giving God the first part of the day is preferable and, while it does take plenty of adjustment, it’s a worthy habit to develop!


Check out the blog every Friday morning for the next 4 weeks to read each new post in this series and let me know your thoughts in the comments

Stay blessed!

#quiettimefriday | #whereifight

2016 Anne of Green Gables Reading Challenge | June Introduction

ANNE READING CHALLENGE JUNE INTRO

Hello Readers!

I totally forgot that I never posted the intro for the next book, my sincere apologies! For those of you who’ve started the next book in our series, you’ve got the jump on me cause I’ve just started.

I hope you enjoy reading this chapter in Anne’s married life. In book 6, Mrs. Doctor Blythe wonders whether or not her dear Gil still loves her.

WHAAAA?!! Impossible!

Heehee. It’s been so long, I don’t remember much from this book so I’m really looking forward to re-reading it.

I will be asking discussion questions at the end of the month.

I hope you all are still enjoying reading through this lovely series! I’m loving it!

Happy reading everyone!

currently wednesday {6.8.16}

writing/watching/choosing/thinking/wondering/reading

Writing lists. Lists for church activities. Lists for the wedding. Lists for the blog. So much to do, so very much to do!

Watching Little House on the Prairie. I have seasons 1 & 2 on DVD and I’ve been revisiting Walnut Grove this evening as I’m knocking tasks off my to-do lists. One of my favorites 🙂

Choosing items for the wedding registry with The Fiancé. It’s such fun planning our new life together! Looking forward to being a Mrs.!! ^.^

Thinking of what to bring to lunch tomorrow. I’ve brought my lunch twice this week already which, considering my usual eating habits, is pretty good! I’m going to try and plan out all of next week so there’s no guesswork 🙂

Wondering if I want to use a Happy Planner (Amazon) next year or if I should try something different. I really like my Happy Planner buuuuuut there are so many other systems to try out. Buuuuut Me & My Big Ideas just came out with some beeeeautiful new editions and, oh goodness, I can’t decide!

Reading:

  • Anne of Ingleside by L.M. Montgomery
  • The Battle Plan for Prayer by Stephen & Alex Kendrick

What are you currently up to?

Writing Your Personal Mission Statement (Redefining Your Resolutions) | Summer Boot Camp

Good Morning! It’s Monday!!!

It’s also June. Can you believe how fast this year is flying? Not too long ago, I sat and reviewed the past few months and compared them to the things I want to accomplish this year, I couldn’t help feeling a tad overwhelmed.

“How in the world am I going to get all of this done?!”

“Forget it, I’ll never get any of this done.”

Does this happen to you? You get to the middle of the year and feel like those resolutions you wrote in January are now so unachievable and maybe even a tad bit ridiculous. You didn’t exercise the way you wanted to, you’re still eating junk food, and you’re not getting enough rest. You’re still glued to those bad habits and your desire to be more patient flies out the window when that stupid driver cuts you off on the way to work. Yeeeah, I know, me too.

After looking at my list a second time, I decided that my goals are not ridiculous and I should give it another go. When you’ve failed at your new years resolutions, you don’t despair, you just revisit and redefine them.

What to do When You've Failed at Your New Years Resolutions

So this month I’m doing a summer bootcamp for myself. I did a bootcamp in December to prep for the upcoming resolutions I was going to make (you can check out that post here.) It was a rather successful attempt at setting myself up for the new year but now it’s June and it’s time to go back to the drawing board. It’s time for another bootcamp.

This is totally experimental–I’m not writing from expertise. Over the next several weeks, on Monday morning, I’m going to write about an aspect of goal setting that I want to address in my life this summer. At the end of each post, I’ll write my goal(s) for the week.

Part of this personal bootcamp is making myself publicly accountable so I’m going to share my 4 topics right here:

  1. Writing a Personal Mission Statement
  2. Embracing the Quarterly Seasons
  3. Building Your Daily Routine
  4. Getting in Gear for the Next Season

Okay, enough of the prologue, let’s talk about mission statements and redefining resolutions!

1 Writing Your Personal Mission Statement

First of all, what is a mission statement?  Well, in a company or an organization, a mission statement explains why the organization exists and its focus. This is important for decision making. When you know what your focus is, you can better filter opportunities. You know better when to say yes and when to say no. For some example mission statements, check out this article.

A personal mission statement is the same. It also states a focus. When you’re able to express your life focus, you can better filter your opportunities. You also know how to better respond to unexpected situations. You know when to say yes and no. This doesn’t mean you never make mistakes, but it does give you a home base to start from and come back to when you’ve veered off course.

This statement doesn’t have to be profound or fancy, it just has to be you. It has to reflect your passions, your priorities, your beliefs, and your direction.

Now, what does a mission statement have to do with resolutions? Well, what does the word resolve mean? Resolve means to determine to do something. When you know what your life focus is, in the form of a mission statement, you can break that down or expound on it in the form of resolutions. What are you determined to accomplish? What do you want people to remember you by? What chances do you want to take? What you need less of? More of? What changes do you need to make? All of this is reflected in your resolutions.

Here’s where it’s important to not confuse resolutions with goal setting. They seem similar but I like to think that resolutions are big picture and goal setting is more detailed work. What do I mean by that? For instance,

Resolution: Commit to a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

Goal: Drink 8 glasses of water every day. 

Goal: Work out at least 3 times a week.

Resolution: Spend quality time with my family

Goal: Plan family vacation

Goal: Have family fun night once a week

Goal: Eat dinner together at least 3 times a week

See the difference? And from goals, you build tasks lists:

  • Bring water bottle to work
  • Check off bottles finished as I drink

 

  • Set out workout clothes every night before bed
  • Make after-workout smoothie

 

  • Don’t schedule anymore Thursday afternoon meetings
  • Start family vacation fund

Goals & tasks sometimes ‘look alike’ and there’s no right or wrong, the point is to break things down into actionable items so they get done. It can be easy to get something on paper but action can be a totally different story!

So as you go through and review your failed resolutions, consider starting with the bigger picture–your life. Instead of writing another list of resolutions, write a life mission statement. After that, follow it up with a life resolution list. From there, write down the goals you want to accomplish to fulfill those resolutions. From there, you can construct your daily, weekly, monthly task lists.

For some example mission statements, check out this article

LifeMission Statement

My goals for this week are to:

  • Write my personal mission statement
  • Write my life resolutions
  • Write my goal list for the rest of the year

I’ll report my progress next Monday on my next post about using the quarterly seasons to organize and plan your goals rather than having them scattered haphazardly across an entire year.

If you’d like to explore mission statements, resolutions, and life planning further, then I HIGHLY recommend Michael Hyatt’s new book Living Forward (Amazon). I just finished the audiobook recently and it’s very good!

Living Forward Book

Have a great Monday y’all!

4 Reasons Why Having a War Room Won’t Change Your Life (and the One Reason it Absolutely Will)

The day after I saw the movie War Room (Amazon) earlier this year, I walked into my tiny walk-in closet and made the decision that something had to change.  For too long, I had pussy-footed around my prayer life and decided that Miss Clara had the right idea and I needed my own war room to fight my battles. So I took out my dresser, vacuumed the floor, brought in a rug and a few special pieces from my bedroom and voila! I was ready to pray.

I was off to a great start. I bought a copy of The Battle Plan for Prayer (Amazon), I started writing Bible verses on sheets of paper in colored markers and taping them on my wall. I had my Prayer and Bible Study Journal. I was ready to experience a new season of powerful prayer.

Less than a week later, I was back to my frenetic busyness, not willing to carve out the time to kneel in my special place. Week after week, I’d kick myself for failing to take time out and really, intentionally seeking the Lord in prayer. And week after week I’d resolve to to better come Monday morning. It wasn’t a matter of not having time, it was a matter of not making time. All it would take was waking up 20 minutes earlier, spending less time on the phone, watching fewer YouTube videos, or reading fewer pages in the book I’m working on.

I was inconsistent in feeding myself spiritually. My life was too caught up in other things. My spiritual taste buds were craving worldly things. My spiritual antennae were picking up the channels I had turned to and settled on. And so it went, day after day, getting clothes out of my closet and feeling guilty that I hadn’t stopped to sit at the feet of Jesus in the special place I’d made for us. I’d made my beautiful war room but that didn’t change my prayer life. The battle was still going strong inside me.

Let me tell you why having a war room won’t change your life.

1-4 Reasons Why Having a War Room Won't Change Your Life

  1. IT’S EASY TO IGNORE.  I don’t know if you’ve found this to be true but I can say from personal experience that it’s easy to ignore my war room. Granted, it is in my closet which I’m in and out of everyday. And that’s part of the problem–it’s in my mundane, routine closet space, thus making it easy to pass through without much thought. Its existence tugs at my heart to be sure but it’s not compelling enough for me to stay and spend time with God. I breeze in and breeze out with a pair of jeans or a blouse and on to my next task, quickly forgetting that it’s been days since I’ve done much less than dig for socks and mentally put together outfits for the weekend.
  2. NEW HABITS ARE HARD TO STICK TO. I’ve said it more than a couple times here on the blog–I’m a chronic snoozer and, dear God help me, I’d much rather get extra sleep than drag myself out of bed and down to my knees in prayer. Once I’m praying I’m fine and I wonder why I’m such an idiot to keep skipping days but it’s that short trek to my closet that gets me more often than I’d like to admit. The problem is, everyday that I don’t get up brings me farther and farther away from the purpose behind having a war room in the first place–spending time with God and equipping myself for daily battles.
  3. VULNERABILITY IS UNNERVING. Prayer requires us to come before God with honesty and transparency. Have you ever tried to pray about something while simultaneously trying to keep Him from uncovering something you’d rather have kept in the dark? It doesn’t make for a fulfilling prayer time. Coming into your war room with all that going on inside is like going out to a special candle light dinner with your significant other and shooting down all his attempts at meaningful conversation. You both leave the restaurant feeling awkward and estranged.
  4. PRAYER REQUIRES TRADE-OFF. Sleep isn’t the only thing that can keep us from establishing a prayer life. New habits are difficult to acquire because it often requires a trade-off. Less time on the phone, fewer TV shows, less social media, fewer pages in a book, less going out. Often it means saying no to a few things in order to say yes to one very important thing. But trade-offs are hard because it means reprioritizing. We don’t like giving up the things we like. Nevertheless, a war room life demands change. But simply having one, won’t create that change.

Where I Fight QUOTE 1There is only one reason that having a war room will change your life:

Allowing God to change your heart and train you to become a prayer warrior.

The reasons I listed above are simply Satan’s ploys to derail us from what we’re truly seeking–time with God so we may fight the battles that face us daily and give glory to Him. Having a nice space to meet with God is a step in the right direction but you must take the next step and allow Him to make the heart change that will bring you back to that place again and again. It’s not about having a closet to pray in, it’s about carving out that time to pray on a consistent basis. It’s pointless to create a beautiful space if you don’t develop the habit to come back every day. I told myself this one day while staring defeatedly at my own prayer closet.

This 6-part blog series is many months in the making. It’s the series about finding the time, creating the space, and enjoying the joy and peace of giving God set-apart moments, in His presence, in the calm. And I didn’t write it because I’ve figured it all out and it comes easy. I wrote this series because I’m still learning and God is still working patiently with me to make change in my heart. This is a process and a 6 simple blog posts are just the snapshots of the beginning of a life-long journey.

Are you ready to make some changes in your prayer life? I’m not going to lie to you and tell you it’s easy. We’re talking the patience of the saints here (Revelation 14:12). It takes commitment and a unrelenting desire to draw closer to the Father. But, oh, is it worth it!

I so cannot wait to share my heart and some of the ideas I’ve curated from other great posts and videos, as well as a few of my own ideas! Check out the blog every Friday morning for the next 5 weeks to read each new post and let me know your thoughts in the comments 🙂

Stay blessed!

#quiettimefriday | #whereifight

2016 Anne of Green Gables Reading Challenge | May Round Up

May 2

May has slipped by and we’ve come to the end of another chapter in Anne’s life. What did you think of book 5? The new characters are such joy to read about and it’s lovely to have Anne and Gil finally safe and married 🙂

I have a few questions as we wrap up Anne’s House of Dreams. I can’t wait to read your thoughts! 

  1. How is Anne’s friendship with Leslie different from Diana’s? What are your thoughts about friendships and different seasons in life? The primary difference between the two friendships is one is more mature than the other. Diana will forever be Anne’s bosom friend, the first friend to ever love her, and no one could ever replace that. But Leslie comes into Anne’s life at a different season in her life. I think the struggle between Anne and Leslie and its final resolution gives it a depth that Anne and Diana didn’t experience. Friendships change over the seasons and the ones that are fortunate enough to last over time should grow and mature and change. I think that the bond and memories that Anne and Diana share will keep them together are forever friends and the struggle, pain, and victory that bond Anne and Leslie will prove lasting as well.
  2. Leslie’s life is a tragic one. Once you learn her story, you understand why she was so bitter the night Anne and Gil come riding blissfully into Four Winds. How would you have felt if you were developing a friendship with Leslie? I hope I would be as gracious and loving as Anne is to Leslie. I also think I would have felt guilty and helpless. Guilty for having such a wonderful marriage to my best friend and helpless because I wouldn’t be able to change her circumstances. It would have been hard for me not to take her mood swings personally and the whole situation would have been emotionally taxing. But like I said, I hope I would be loving, patient, and thoroughly understanding.
  3. This is the book where Anne’s whole life changes. She’s a married woman now with a different lifestyle, different dreams, and different goals. But she’s still the same lovable Anne she’s always been. What are 3 things you think should never change when you get married? Individuality. Ambition. The ability to enjoy the simple things in life.

Here’s the linky for your post or leave your answers in the comments below!

Ready for summer, y’all? Next up on the list is Anne of the Island! I haven’t read this book in ages so I’m really looking forward to it 🙂

Happy reading!

currently wednesday {5.25.16}

surviving/finishing/looking/needing/wishing/reading

Surviving my 9-5 sleep schedule. I took a picture of my after-work self for last week’s post but no way do you need to see my 5 a.m. self. Went to bed at about 9:30 last night but didn’t sleep until almost an hour later. . . Okay, okay, I was on the phone. I did manage to wake up at 5:30 so not bad. This continues to be really hard but it’s so worth the extra time before I leave for work.

Finishing up my editorial calendar for the summer. Yes, I have summer plans for the blog! I’ve never had an editorial calendar this long or extensive before and I’m really excited to try it out!

Looking forward to summer travel. I’m taking a trip to my hometown to see my three best friends from childhood next month! I sooooo cannot wait for a vacation! I haven’t been back home in awhile and I’m excited to catch up with old friends

Needing to start planning my lunches for real next month. I spend entirely too much grabbing food on the go. And I’m needing to start a good fitness plan in prep for my wedding! I really just need to start treating my body better overall.

Wishing life would slow down just a bit. I don’t like feeling like I never catch up. I’m going to start planning my priorities for next year so that 1). I don’t overload myself and I’ll know exactly when I can say a guiltless and unapologetic no and 2). so I’ll be more open for whatever God sends my way and not feel too bogged down to follow through.

Reading:

  • Living Forward by Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy
  • The Battle Plan for Prayer by Stephen & Alex Kendrick
  • Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus & Sharpen Your Creative Mind edited by Jocelyn K. Glei

I’m going to be doing Currently Wednesday weekly. I love writing these kinds of posts and I love reading other posts too. Feel free to link your post in the comments, I’d love to see what you’re currently doing! You can either use my prompts or do your own. Each post will have about 6 prompts, and the last will probably always be reading ;).

 

How to Blog For Profit Without Selling Your Soul | book review

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Okay, I’m kicking myself for not having read this book way back when I first saw it (which is too long ago for me to remember). This book is worth its weight in gold and a must-have for all serious bloggers. For real. Oh my goodness, couldn’t put it down!

How to Blog for Profit

How to Blog For Profit Without Selling Your Soul by Ruth Soukup

Rating: 5.0-5.0

My Thoughts:

Like I said in the intro, I wish I’d read this book earlier-it would have saved me some frustration and given the blueprint I needed when I started blogging and especially when I seriously began considering monetizing it.  The truth about blogging is that it’s not for the faint of heart. Blogging requires tenacity and an undying love for what you’re blogging about. Soukop is not only honest about the hard truths about what it takes to be a serious blogger, she also shares step-by-step tips and instructions for different aspects of setting up and running a blog.

Over the years, I’ve read many, many posts about blogging and social media marketing, monetizing, etc., hence, I was quite familiar with a lot of the material in this book already. HOWEVER, a writer/blogger/creative is only as good as their resources and reference material. This isn’t a one-time read. This is a break-out-the-highlighter-bookmark-the-important-sections-start-making-lists book. This is very much reference to keep on hand as well as one you can turn to when you’re stuck or need of  inspiration and a nudge in the right direction.

Soukop writes from a lot of experience and a genuine desire for the reader to succeed in their desire to make it in the world of blogging. Honest, friendly, and to-the-point, it’s like sitting with her over a cup of tea and a notebook. Not a lot of fluff and unrealistic expectations, she offers the practical advice you need to blog for profit (without selling your soul, of course).

This print version is the expanded 2nd edition and I flew through it in less than 2 days, yellow highlighter in hand (and I don’t do that unless I really mean business in a book). I HIGHLY recommend this book if you’re serious about blogging and turning a profit from doing what you love. It’s a gem 🙂 Don’t wait and regret later that you didn’t read it when you should have!!

Happy Reading!


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Anne of Green Gables | book review

“Dear old world’, she murmured, ‘you are very lovely, and I am glad to be alive in you.”

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Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

Rating: 5.0-5.0

My Thoughts:

If ever there was a character from a book that made you feel happy to be alive, it’s Anne Shirley. She’s spunky, cheerful, dreamy, and lovable. That’s why she’s such an enduring pillar in children fiction.

Anne Shirley is a young orphan girl who mistakenly gets delivered to the island of Prince Edward Island and into the care of brother/sister duo Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert. A mistake because the Cuthberts were expecting a boy, not a red-haired little girl. What ensues is a new life of mishaps, discovery, wonder, bosom friendship, a long-held grudge, and love after years of not being wanted. Montgomery tells a story of a young girl who, coupled with her vivid imagination, resolutely determines to take what comes her way.

Anne of Green Gables is the first in a series of 8 books Ms. Lucy Maud and has remained timeless. Definitely a classic worth reading more than once 🙂

Here are a few more favorite quotes:

“Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to think. It’s splendid to find out there are so many of them in the world.”

“People laugh at me because I use big words. But if you have big ideas, you have to use big words to express them, haven’t you?”

“Oh, it’s delightful to have ambitions. I’m so glad I have such a lot. And there never seems to be any end to them– that’s the best of it. Just as soon as you attain to one ambition you see another one glittering higher up still. It does make life so interesting.”


This book was read for the following challenges:

 

 

currently wednesday {5.18.16}

trying/wearing/working/listening/planning/reading

Trying to lock down my sleep/wake up schedule this week. Early to bed, early to rise is my new motto and I’m slowly getting used to a new 9 to 5– 9pm to 5am that is. IT. IS. HARD.

Wearing my scrubs from work cause I’ve been too lazy to change after getting in from work. Oh, and as you can see from the pic above, I’m also wearing no makeup. I wouldn’t mind so much cause I’m comfortable going bare-faced but my eyebrows…I need to get them back in shape -_-.

Working on my summer plans for the blog. Can you believe the summer will be here soon? This will be my first summer as a non-student so I’m looking forward to having some fun (even with my full-time job). Some of that fun will be happening here on the blog so I’m excited! I haven’t been blogging regularly this year and it’s been hard to get on a consistent schedule BUT it’s getting there! 🙂

Listening to Trashin’ the Camp from Tarzan, the Phil Collins/N’Sync version.  Disney playlist on Spotify. Feeling nostalgic this afternoon. And duh, was it not the jam? Lol.

Planning a dual baby shower with my cousin for some friends of ours. A movie night. VBS. Oh yeah, and a wedding! Overwhelmed doesn’t quite do what I’m feeling justice.

Reading 

  • The Battle Plan for Prayer by Stephen & Alex Kendrick
  • Anne’s House of Dreams by L.M. Montgomery
  • Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus & Sharpen Your Creative Mind edited by Jocelyn K. Glei (the photo above is from this book :))
  • Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

Yeah cause I can’t just read one book at a time.


So about blogging consistently, I’m going to be doing Currently Wednesday every week from now on. I love writing these kinds of posts and I love reading other posts too. I used to follow another blog that did this weekly but they don’t do it anymore so I’m going to start my own. Feel free to link your post in the comments, I’d love to see what you’re currently doing! You can either use my prompts or do your own. Each post will have about 6 prompts, and the last will probably always be reading ;).

Hope ya’ll are having a fantastic week so far!