Food for feasting and food for fasting.
The Spirit of Food: Thirty-four Writers
on Feasting and Fasting Toward God
-On the Way to the Table
-In the Kitchen
-The Ways We Eat
-At the Table of the Lord
"Thirty-four adventurous writers open their kitchen, their recipe files, and their hearts to illustrate the many unexpected ways that food draws us closer to God, to community, and to creation." (Excerpt from back cover)
A reboot of life and finances.
Your Money or Your Life:
9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence
Begin: Steps 1-3.
Step 1: Making Peace with the Past
Step 2: Being in the Present---Tracking Your Life Energy
Step 3: Monthly Tabulation
Motivation to stay on track with this book's eight essentials for keeping the mind sharp and the body young:
1. Sharpen Your Mind
2. Keep a Positive Outlook
3. Cultivate Healthy Relationships
4. Promote Stress-Free Living
5. Master Your Environment
6. Body Fitness - Shape Up to Stay Young
7. The Longevity Diet
8. Modern Medicine for Feeling & Looking Younger
You have to keep trying until you get what you want. This is the first in a series of yearlong commitments to once-and-for-all learn and/or apply a particular skill and stick with it until I have attained proficiency. Today I commit to learning classical guitar well enough to play beautiful classical pieces . Therefore I shall dust off my guitar, crack open my trusty, old, tattered Christopher Parkening Guitar Method, Vol. 1 and proceed to read, study, and practice, practice, practice!
There it is. My commitment.
Now, the hard part...
Nov-Dec:31 / Jan:8 / Feb:2 / Mar:.5
Sometimes reading is not enough; one must do.
I have read the book. Its contents seem useful. Today is the day I take action - it's all about the work that needs to get done.
The audio/book: Brian Tracy's Eat That Frog!
Five days of frog eating it is! What to do:
Monday- Get to work.
Tuesday- Keep working.
Wednesday- Work some more.
Thursday- Work, work, work.
Friday- Finish the work.
Saturday: Evaluate the work, plan and prepare for what to do next and celebrate!
A Week-by-Week Guide to Simplify
Your Space and Your Life
by Jennifer Ford Berry.
2016 is the year to apply...
Still Life with Bible (c.1885; Vincent Van Gogh)
Tolle Lege - Take Up and Read
MyBookLog - a place where I hold myself accountable to learning via the use of a variety of books. Posting to my b(ook)log is one in a series of reading-related goals updated whenever possible. -Revised Monday, January 19, 2015