General, Music

Sounds of the Season – We Three Kings by Earl Klugh and Stefan Dickerson

This is one of my favorite Christmas songs of ALL time! It’s the wonderfully mellow, smooth jazz version of We Three Kings by Earl Klugh and Stefan Dickerson. I find it both relaxing and festive.  🙂 When I’m ready to take a break from rushing around… I make myself a cup of tea, get comfortable and play this amazing song.…

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Embracing Change | drdayolanier.com
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Embracing Change

Funny thing happened on the way to planning out my life and mapping its course… a God-directed change in plans occurred. I was well on my way to getting our house, my email inbox and our family’s schedule, more organized (organization which included writing blog posts more consistently and finally cleaning out the garage… though, not necessarily in that order),…

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General, Inspirational

Overcoming Perfectionism

I was working on this blog post a couple of weeks ago, with the hope of publishing it before leaving to attend the Austin Songwriter’s Group Songwriting Symposium (awesome conference, by the way!). As my ‘Things-To-Do-Before-The-Conference’ list grew longer, and the time frame to complete said list grew shorter, I began to feel the stress that comes with realizing there…

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General, Inspirational

On Being Content

Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content. – Philippians 4:11 (NKJV). After deciding to live life more mindfully and authentically, the next step was determining exactly what I needed in order to be content. The New Oxford American Dictionary defines contentment as a state of happiness and…

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General, Inspirational

In Pursuit of An Authentic Life

On my quest to discover ways to live my life more authentically—to use my God-given gifts and talents more wisely, and to incorporate my passions and the desires of my heart more seamlessly into the fabric of my everyday life—I came across the book, Something More: Excavating Your Authentic Self by Sarah Ban Breathnach. On the page titled Our Authentic…

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