Mindful Living Challenge – Learning From Mistakes {Week Nine}

“Remember that life’s greatest lessons are usually learned at the worst times and from the worst mistakes.” – Unknown Having perfectionistic tendencies have held me back from learning a great many lessons in life. When I make a mistake, whether that’s in cooking, driving, gaming, blogging, crafting, etc., I feel very poorly about myself. Instead … More Mindful Living Challenge – Learning From Mistakes {Week Nine}

Mindful Living Challenge – Ending Comparison {Week Eight}

“Admire others’ beauty without questioning your own.” – Unknown Have you ever looked at someone else’s blog and instantly thought it looked better than yours? I do that all the time. We are so quick to compare ourselves to others. In nearly every situation we find ourselves in, there’s comparing going on. We either think … More Mindful Living Challenge – Ending Comparison {Week Eight}

Mindful Living Challenge – Utilizing The Present {Week Seven}

“We waste so many days waiting for the weekend. So many nights wanting morning. Our lust for future comfort is the biggest thief of life.” – Joshua Glenn Clark Recently, I decided that I want to begin living in the present moment. I cannot fix the past. I cannot predict the future. And it hurts … More Mindful Living Challenge – Utilizing The Present {Week Seven}

Mindful Living Challenge – Being A Patient Driver {Week Six}

“Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?” – George Carlin I am one out of the millions of drivers in the metro Atlanta area. That fact alone has exposed me to a LOT of different situations on the road in my nearly … More Mindful Living Challenge – Being A Patient Driver {Week Six}

To College Or Not To College: Godly Advice From A Christian Teenager

“Be strong and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for and hope for and expect the Lord!” – Psalm 31:24 (If I had come across a post like this when I was in high school, I would have benefited from it immensely. That’s why it’s my goal on Dreaming of Guatemala to share … More To College Or Not To College: Godly Advice From A Christian Teenager