Entries by Karla Akins

2017: Progress not perfection

I gave up on New Year’s resolutions several years ago. But I didn’t give up on choosing a theme or slogan for the year. For 2017 I’ve chosen “Progress not Perfection” as my mantra. This is because I tend toward perfectionism, which is a sin of pride, and also an excuse to procrastinate.  Example:”I can’t get […]

Christmas Countdown Day 23

Welcome to Day 23 of our Christmas Countdown! Today is my Mother-In-Law’s 82nd birthday! Happy Birthday, Ellen! Today’s Random Act of Kindness Do a secret act of kindness. I did one today and it felt awesome. We think doing a kindness only benefits the ones we are kind to, but actually, I beleive it energizes […]

Countdown to Christmas Day 17

Welcome to day 17 of our Countdown to Christmas! Today you’re going to warm up those theatrical skills! Today’s Random Act of Kindness Read a Christmas Story to a Child Naturally, I’d love it if you’d read the story from  Luke 2. It’s my favorite scripture for Christmas.  I even have it memorized because I […]